Oner vs Oyer - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between oner and oyer
is that oner
is (informal) an extraordinary individual while oyer
is (legal|archaic) a hearing in a civil case which is based on the content of a document, in which the plaintiff is required to produce the document.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(informal) An extraordinary individual.
A small marble of little worth in children's games.
* 2012 , Nicholas Hagger, A View of Epping Forest (page 143)
(UK) A conker that has won one match.
* 1993 , (Henry Normal), Nude modelling for the afterlife
- The winner was the last to flick a marble into the gully. A oner had to beat a fourer four times to win, a fourer had to beat a twelver three times, and so on.
* 2005 , Benedict Le Vay, Eccentric Britain (page 32)
- May all your conkers be oners / May your love life fail with dishonours
* 2006 , Charles Campion, Fifty Recipes To Stake Your Life On (page 119)
- The history of 'oners' becoming 'sixers' through successive victories
- Conkers so highly prized that it's a wonder they even manage to hit the ground before being swept away to be pickled or baked and then going on to new careers as 'oners' , 'twoers', and so forth.
* one of a kind
(legal, archaic) A hearing in a civil case which is based on the content of a document, in which the plaintiff is required to produce the document.
* A defendant who formally asks for oyer is said to (term).
* oyer and terminer