noun British informal
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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Summ′oner; Summ′ons, a summoning or an authoritative call: a call to appear, esp.
I ain' sayin' nuttin' agin Miss Angy, caze she wuz oner de Fitzhugh chillun, ef'n a wi'te nuss did riz 'er.The Builders|Ellen Glasgow
If I was oner them kind that wakes up in the night and thinks about the past, I'd blush in the dark for the fool I was.William Adolphus Turnpike|William Banks
Such an one is a unique character, and is truly an At-oner, one who heals all wounds and binds up broken limbs.The Sufistic Quatrains of Omar Khayyam|Omar Khayyam
"Well—you give me a oner in the back—anyhow," said Kipps, taking stock of his damages.Kipps|H. G. Wells