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SEARCHER, Eng. law. An officer of the customs, whose duty it is to examine and search all ships outward bound, to ascertain whether they have any prohibited or uncustomed goods on board.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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When the searchers next assembled they met at the great table in the library at Gleninch.
When the searchers returned empty handed, Mbonga was wroth; but when he saw the great store of honey they brought with them his rage subsided.
And there, at the door of a grimy, old building in the slums of London, the searchers came to a blank wall--baffled.
The old searchers after truth had tried to settle the questions which puzzled them by turning to imaginary things, and by mere thinking.
The extreme searcher's Internet handbook; a guide for the serious searcher, 3d ed.
Now in an updated and expanded third edition, "The Extreme Searcher's Internet Handbook: A Guide for the Serious Searcher" serves as a complete and comprehensive guide to using the internet to its fullest extent to help one find what they want the quickest way possible.
The presumption is that in the presence of any laxity, every searcher is a potential delinquent user of archives.
The second updated edition of Extreme Searcher's Internet Handbook, a reference to internet searching, is a top pick for any serious researcher who would use the internet for more than casual surfing.
Now in a fully updated and expanded second edition, The Extreme Searcher's Internet Handbook: A Guide for the Serious Searcher is a solid guide for anyone who uses the Internet for research, including librarians, students, teachers, writers, business professionals, and just about anyone looking for reliable information on anything.
This integration is done at the SQL level so it is easy for the user to write sophisticated queries linking their data in Oracle to genomic annotations accessed via Searcher.
On you can find your own tailor-made hiking tour by using the hiking tour searcher. A hiking tour tip includes a description of the tour, pictures, range of elevation and maps that can be downloaded.
For search engines, results placement determines how the searcher perceives the search experience.