verb (used with object)
Origin of summon
Examples from the Web for summoner
Historical Examples of summoner
Already the summoner and the archers with their prisoner were clear of the house.Sir Nigel
Arthur Conan Doyle
Zra answered to the summoner, and the priest, taking off his hat, saluted her.A Noble Queen (Volume I of 3)
Philip Meadows Taylor
The evil one is sarcastic on the special wickedness of the Summoner.
Thus, if the Summoner had been to a house first, the Friar was likely to suffer.
The Summoner was ashamed to say what he really was, so he said, Yes.
Word Origin for summon
c.1200, from Anglo-French, Old French sumundre "summon," from Vulgar Latin *summundre "to call, cite," from Latin summonere "hint to," from sub "under" + monere "warn, advise" (see monitor (n.)). Summons "authoritative call to be at a certain place for a certain purpose" is late 13c., from Old French sumunse, noun use of fem. past participle of somondre. Summoner "petty officer who cites persons to appear in court" is from early 14c.; contracted form sumner is from mid-14c.