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(ăs`ər), d. 909, Welsh clergyman, monk of St. David's Abbey, Pembrokeshire. He went c.884 to the court of King Alfred, helped Alfred learn Latin, and later was made a bishop. He is remembered for his biography of Alfred to 893, apparently modeled on that of Charlemagne by Einhard. He combined a translation of some text of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle with his original observations on Alfred's life.

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In ancient carpentry:
1. The ribs or brackets of an arched ceiling.
2. The purlins or rafters of a roof.
3. A beam or joist.
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"The heathen had beforehand seized the higher ground," as old Asser says, having wasted everything behind them from London, and being just ready to burst down on the fair Vale, Alfred's own birthplace and heritage.
I felt ready in my own mind to back up every asser tion of Schomberg's and on any subject.
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The retired banker, 61, saw off challengers Jilly McCord, 42, and Delia Maria Asser, 28, in the first allfemale final in the show's history.
She said with tears in her eyes, "In the morning of 22 November, a gang of five thugs used a car and two motorcycles to obstruct my son Asser's school bus using bladed weapons and sticks, which terrified Asser and the other children."
Asser Instituut and CLEER cordially invite you to this Presidency Lecture.