Thunderer
Thunderer Thun"der*er, n. One who thunders; -- used especially as a translation of L. tonans, an epithet applied by the Romans to several of their gods, esp. to Jupiter. [1913 Webster]

That dreadful oath which binds the Thunderer. --Pope. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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  • Thunderer — may refer to * the anglicised name of the god Pērkons in Latvian mythology. * one of Elijah s nicknames in Eastern Europe. * the character Thunderer in the DC Comics. * The Thunderer is a Marvel Comics character. * HMS Thunderer has been the name …   Wikipedia

  • thunderer — noun see thunder II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thunderer — See thunder. * * *       in Baltic religion, a sky deity usually known as Perkūnas (Lithuanian) or Pērkons (Latvian). See Pērkons. * * * …   Universalium

  • Thunderer — noun nickname of newspaper …   Wiktionary

  • thunderer — noun One who thunders …   Wiktionary

  • THUNDERER —    name given to the Times, from certain powerful articles in it ascribed to the editor, Captain Edward Stirling …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Thunderer — Thun|der|er, The an informal name for the British newspaper The ↑Times, used in the past …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thunderer — thun·der·er …   English syllables

  • thunderer — noun a noisemaker that makes a sound like thunder • Derivationally related forms: ↑thunder • Hypernyms: ↑noisemaker …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thunderer — noun an epithet for Jupiter • Syn: ↑Jupiter Tonans • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Jupiter, ↑Jove …   Useful english dictionary

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