Definition of trier :
1. A person appointed according to law to try challenges of jurors; a trior.
2. One who tries judicially.
3. One who tries; one who makes experiments; one who examines anything by a test or standard.
4. That which tries or approves; a test.
- In Gaul and Germany, two or three streets in Cologne and one or two in Trier are the sole survivals. - "Ancient Town-Planning", F. Haverfield.
- While the victors were occupying Trier, Civilis and Classicus sent 75 a letter to Cerialis, the gist of which was that Vespasian was dead, though the news was being suppressed: Rome and Italy were exhausted by civil war: Mucianus and Domitian were mere names with no power behind them: if Cerialis desired to be emperor of All Gaul, they would be satisfied with their own territory: but if he should prefer battle, that, too, they would not deny him. - "Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II", Caius Cornelius Tacitus.
- They must not be alarmed by that sudden change of fortune in the battle at Trier. - "Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II", Caius Cornelius Tacitus.