Definition of "stander-by" []

  • (noun) One who stands near; one who is present; a bystander.

Use "stander-by" in a sentence

  • "Only, if I any where appear to you to be credulous, I beg you to set me right: for you are a stander-by, as you say in a former* — Would to Heaven I were not to play! for I think, after all, I am held to a desperate game."
  • "A stander-by may see more of the game than one that plays."
  • "In my conscience, I think the common observation just; a stander-by sees more of the game, than he that plays."

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