mercer mercer  /ˈmɜr sər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a dealer in textiles (especially silks)
  2. (n) British maker of printed calico cloth who invented mercerizing (1791-1866)

News

  1. Newcrest’s Mercer Should Step Down Over Charges, Group Says

    Newcrest Mining Ltd. (NCM) Chairman Don Mercer should step down after the company this month flagged it will take a A$6 billion ($5.69 billion) writedown, according to the Australian Shareholders’ Association.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Mercer County man sentenced for sexual abuse of minor

    PRINCETON (WVVA) - A Mercer County man is headed to prison for sexually assaulting a minor. 53-year old Wilbur Hess of Matoaka was sentenced Tuesday to 10 to 25 years in prison. He could be paroled after
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WVVA Bluefield

  3. Mercer County man sentenced on sexual assault, abuse charges

    PRINCETON — A Matoaka-area man was sentenced today in Mercer County Circuit Court on charges of sexual assault second degree and sexual abuse first-degree involving an 11-year-old girl who was under his care.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Quotes

  1. In the Elle interview, Lohan asks her assistant Jenni Munro if she can put "the Mercer story" on the record.
    on Aug 3, 2007 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. Mr Cameron, who is desperately trying to change his party's Right-wing image, said: "We should not tolerate racism in the army or any walk of life. Patrick Mercer is no longer a shadow minister."
    on Mar 9, 2007 By: David Cameron Source: Hindu

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