8 letter words ending in er

Abhorrer (n.) One who abhors.

Abridger (n.) One who abridges.

Absenter (n.) One who absents one's self.

Absolver (n.) One who absolves.

Absorber (n.) One who, or that which, absorbs.

Accepter (n.) A person who accepts; a taker.

Accepter (n.) A respecter; a viewer with partiality.

Accepter (n.) An acceptor.

Accorder (n.) One who accords, assents, or concedes.

Accouter (v. t.) Alt. of Accoutre

Accumber (v. t.) To encumber.

Achiever (n.) One who achieves; a winner.

Acquirer (n.) A person who acquires.

Adjudger (n.) One who adjudges.

Adjuster (n.) One who, or that which, adjusts.

Admitter (n.) One who admits.

Advancer (n.) One who advances; a promoter.

Advancer (n.) A second branch of a buck's antler.

Affecter (n.) One who affects, assumes, pretends, or strives after.

Affeerer (n.) Alt. of Affeeror

Affirmer (n.) One who affirms.

Affrayer (n.) One engaged in an affray.

Aflicker (adv. & a.) In a flickering state.

Aflutter (adv. & a.) In a flutter; agitated.

Aglimmer (adv. & a.) In a glimmering state.

Aglitter (adv. & a.) Glittering; in a glitter.

Allotter (n.) One who allots.

Ambusher (n.) One lying in ambush.

Analyser (n.) Same as Analyze, Analyzer, etc.

Analyzer (n.) One who, or that which, analyzes.

Analyzer (n.) The part of a polariscope which receives the light after polarization, and exhibits its properties.

Anatifer (n.) Same as Anatifa.

Animater (n.) One who animates.

Annealer (n.) One who, or that which, anneals.

Annueler (n.) A priest employed in saying annuals, or anniversary Masses.

Annuller (n.) One who annuls.

Anointer (n.) One who anoints.

Answerer (n.) One who answers.

Apologer (n.) A teller of apologues.

Appealer (n.) One who makes an appeal.

Appearer (n.) One who appears.

Appeaser (n.) One who appeases; a pacifier.

Apporter (n.) A bringer in; an importer.

Apprizer (n.) An appraiser.

Apprizer (n.) A creditor for whom an appraisal is made.

Approver (n.) One who approves. Formerly, one who made proof or trial.

Approver (n.) An informer; an accuser.

Approver (n.) One who confesses a crime and accuses another. See 1st Approvement, 2.

Approver (v. t.) A bailiff or steward; an agent.

Arranger (n.) One who arranges.

Arrester (n.) One who arrests.

Arrester (n.) The person at whose suit an arrestment is made.

Asperser (n.) One who asperses; especially, one who vilifies another.

Assailer (n.) One who assails.

Assenter (n.) One who assents.

Asserter (n.) One who asserts; one who avers pr maintains; an assertor.

Assigner (n.) One who assigns, appoints, allots, or apportions.

Assister (n.) An assistant; a helper.

Assuager (n.) One who, or that which, assuages.

Atomizer (n.) One who, or that which, atomizes; esp., an instrument for reducing a liquid to spray for disinfecting, cooling, or perfuming.

Attacker (n.) One who attacks.

Attemper (v. t.) To reduce, modify, or moderate, by mixture; to temper; to regulate, as temperature.

Attemper (v. t.) To soften, mollify, or moderate; to soothe; to temper; as, to attemper rigid justice with clemency.

Attemper (v. t.) To mix in just proportion; to regulate; as, a mind well attempered with kindness and justice.

Attemper (v. t.) To accommodate; to make suitable; to adapt.

Attender (n.) One who, or that which, attends.

Attester (n.) Alt. of Attestor

Aulnager (n.) See Alnage and Alnager.

Avoucher (n.) One who avouches.

Avoutrer (n.) See Advoutrer.

Awakener (n.) One who, or that which, awakens.

Aweather (adv.) On the weather side, or toward the wind; in the direction from which the wind blows; -- opposed to alee; as, helm aweather!

Backster (n.) A backer.

Badgerer (n.) One who badgers.

Badgerer (n.) A kind of dog used in badger baiting.

Baggager (n.) One who takes care of baggage; a camp follower.

Bagpiper (n.) One who plays on a bagpipe; a piper.

Balancer (n.) One who balances, or uses a balance.

Balancer (n.) In Diptera, the rudimentary posterior wing.

Balister (n.) A crossbow.

Ballader (n.) A writer of ballads.

Balloter (n.) One who votes by ballot.

Baluster (n.) A small column or pilaster, used as a support to the rail of an open parapet, to guard the side of a staircase, or the front of a gallery. See Balustrade.

Banisher (n.) One who banishes.

Banister (n.) A stringed musical instrument having a head and neck like the guitar, and its body like a tambourine. It has five strings, and is played with the fingers and hands.

Banterer (n.) One who banters or rallies.

Baptizer (n.) One who baptizes.

Barterer (n.) One who barters.

Basifier (n.) That which converts into a salifiable base.

Batteler (n.) Alt. of Battler

Batterer (n.) One who, or that which, batters.

Bedmaker (n.) One who makes beds.

Beflower (v. t.) To besprinkle or scatter over with, or as with, flowers.

Begetter (n.) One who begets; a father.

Beginner (n.) One who begins or originates anything. Specifically: A young or inexperienced practitioner or student; a tyro.

Begrimer (n.) One who, or that which, begrimes.

Beguiler (n.) One who, or that which, beguiles.

Behither (prep.) On this side of.

Beholder (n.) One who beholds; a spectator.

Believer (n.) One who believes; one who is persuaded of the truth or reality of some doctrine, person, or thing.

Believer (n.) One who gives credit to the truth of the Scriptures, as a revelation from God; a Christian; -- in a more restricted sense, one who receives Christ as his Savior, and accepts the way of salvation unfolded in the gospel.

Believer (n.) One who was admitted to all the rights of divine worship and instructed in all the mysteries of the Christian religion, in distinction from a catechumen, or one yet under instruction.

Bellower (n.) One who, or that which, bellows.

Bemaster (v. t.) To master thoroughly.

Bemoaner (n.) One who bemoans.

Benitier (n.) A holy-water stoup.

Bepowder (v. t.) To sprinkle or cover with powder; to powder.

Bereaver (n.) One who bereaves.

Besetter (n.) One who, or that which, besets.

Besieger (n.) One who besieges; -- opposed to the besieged.

Beslaver (v. t.) To defile with slaver; to beslobber.

Bestower (n.) One that bestows.

Betrayer (n.) One who, or that which, betrays.

Bewailer (n.) One who bewails or laments.

Bewilder (v. t.) To lead into perplexity or confusion, as for want of a plain path; to perplex with mazes; or in general, to perplex or confuse greatly.

Bewinter (v. t.) To make wintry.

Bewonder (v. t.) To fill with wonder.

Bewonder (v. t.) To wonder at; to admire.

Bewrayer (n.) One who, or that which, bewrays; a revealer.

Bickerer (n.) One who bickers.

Bicycler (n.) One who rides a bicycle.

Bilander (n.) A small two-masted merchant vessel, fitted only for coasting, or for use in canals, as in Holland.

Blancher (n.) One who, or that which, blanches or whitens; esp., one who anneals and cleanses money; also, a chemical preparation for this purpose.

Blancher (n.) One who, or that which, frightens away or turns aside.

Blazoner (n.) One who gives publicity, proclaims, or blazons; esp., one who blazons coats of arms; a herald.

Bleacher (n.) One who whitens, or whose occupation is to whiten, by bleaching.

Blencher (n.) One who, or that which, scares another; specifically, a person stationed to prevent the escape of the deer, at a hunt. See Blancher.

Blencher (n.) One who blenches, flinches, or shrinks back.

Bondager (n.) A field worker, esp. a woman who works in the field.

Borderer (n.) One who dwells on a border, or at the extreme part or confines of a country, region, or tract of land; one who dwells near to a place or region.

Borrower (n.) One who borrows.

Botherer (n.) One who bothers.

Brabbler (n.) A clamorous, quarrelsome, noisy fellow; a wrangler.

Brancher (n.) That which shoots forth branches; one who shows growth in various directions.

Brancher (n.) A young hawk when it begins to leave the nest and take to the branches.

Brangler (n.) A quarrelsome person.

Breather (n.) One who breathes. Hence: (a) One who lives.(b) One who utters. (c) One who animates or inspires.

Breather (n.) That which puts one out of breath, as violent exercise.

Broacher (n.) A spit; a broach.

Broacher (n.) One who broaches, opens, or utters; a first publisher or promoter.

Buffeter (n.) One who buffets; a boxer.

Burdener (n.) One who loads; an oppressor.

Burrower (n.) One who, or that which, burrows; an animal that makes a hole under ground and lives in it.

Bylander (n.) See Bilander.

Caballer (n.) One who cabals.

Cadaster (n.) An official statement of the quantity and value of real estate for the purpose of apportioning the taxes payable on such property.

Calciner (n.) One who, or that which, calcines.

Calender (n.) One who pursues the business of calendering.

Calender (n.) To press between rollers for the purpose of making smooth and glossy, or wavy, as woolen and silk stuffs,

Calender (n.) One of a sect or order of fantastically dressed or painted dervishes.

Canaster (n.) A kind of tobacco for smoking, made of the dried leaves, coarsely broken; -- so called from the rush baskets in which it is packed in South America.

Canister (n.) A small basket of rushes, reeds, or willow twigs, etc.

Canister (n.) A small box or case for holding tea, coffee, etc.

Canister (n.) A kind of case shot for cannon, in which a number of lead or iron balls in layers are inclosed in a case fitting the gun; -- called also canister shot.

Cappaper () See cap, n., also Paper, n.

Carouser (n.) One who carouses; a reveler.

Catheter (n.) The name of various instruments for passing along mucous canals, esp. applied to a tubular instrument to be introduced into the bladder through the urethra to draw off the urine.

Catopter (n.) Alt. of Catoptron

Cavalier (n.) A military man serving on horseback; a knight.

Cavalier (n.) A gay, sprightly, military man; hence, a gallant.

Cavalier (n.) One of the court party in the time of king Charles I. as contrasted with a Roundhead or an adherent of Parliament.

Cavalier (n.) A work of more than ordinary height, rising from the level ground of a bastion, etc., and overlooking surrounding parts.

Cavalier (a.) Gay; easy; offhand; frank.

Cavalier (a.) High-spirited.

Cavalier (a.) Supercilious; haughty; disdainful; curt; brusque.

Cavalier (a.) Of or pertaining to the party of King Charles I.

Caviller (n.) One who cavils.

Cellarer (n.) A steward or butler of a monastery or chapter; one who has charge of procuring and keeping the provisions.

Cementer (n.) A person or thing that cements.

Censurer (n.) One who censures.

Chandler (n.) A maker or seller of candles.

Chandler (n.) A dealer in other commodities, which are indicated by a word prefixed; as, ship chandler, corn chandler.

Chapiter (n.) A capital [Obs.] See Chapital.

Chapiter (n.) A summary in writing of such matters as are to be inquired of or presented before justices in eyre, or justices of assize, or of the peace, in their sessions; -- also called articles.

Chauffer (n.) A table stove or small furnace, usually a cylindrical box of sheet iron, with a grate at the bottom, and an open top.

Chaunter (n.) A street seller of ballads and other broadsides.

Chaunter (n.) A deceitful, tricky dealer or horse jockey.

Chaunter (n.) The flute of a bagpipe. See Chanter, n., 3.

Chelifer (n.) See Book scorpion, under Book.

Chepster (n.) The European starling.

Chicaner (n.) One who uses chicanery.

Cipherer (n.) One who ciphers.

Clamorer (n.) One who clamors.

Claviger (n.) One who carries the keys of any place.

Claviger (n.) One who carries a club; a club bearer.

Cleanser (n.) One who, or that which, cleanses; a detergent.

Clincher (n.) One who, or that which, clinches; that which holds fast.

Clincher (n.) That which ends a dispute or controversy; a decisive argument.

Cloister (v. t.) An inclosed place.

Cloister (v. t.) A covered passage or ambulatory on one side of a court;

Cloister (v. t.) the series of such passages on the different sides of any court, esp. that of a monastery or a college.

Cloister (v. t.) A monastic establishment; a place for retirement from the world for religious duties.

Cloister (v. t.) To confine in, or as in, a cloister; to seclude from the world; to immure.

Clothier (n.) One who makes cloths; one who dresses or fulls cloth.

Clothier (n.) One who sells cloth or clothes, or who makes and sells clothes.

Codifier (n.) One who codifies.

Cofferer (n.) One who keeps treasures in a coffer.

Colander (n.) A utensil with a bottom perforated with little holes for straining liquids, mashed vegetable pulp, etc.; a strainer of wickerwork, perforated metal, or the like.

Colluder (n.) One who conspires in a fraud.

Combater (n.) One who combats.

Combiner (n.) One who, or that which, combines.

Commoner (n.) One of the common people; one having no rank of nobility.

Commoner (n.) A member of the House of Commons.

Commoner (n.) One who has a joint right in common ground.

Commoner (n.) One sharing with another in anything.

Commoner (n.) A student in the university of Oxford, Eng., who is not dependent on any foundation for support, but pays all university charges; - - at Cambridge called a pensioner.

Commoner (n.) A prostitute.

Commuter (n.) One who commutes; especially, one who commutes in traveling.

Comparer (n.) One who compares.

Compiler (n.) One who compiles; esp., one who makes books by compilation.

Complier (n.) One who complies, yields, or obeys; one of an easy, yielding temper.

Composer (n.) One who composes; an author. Specifically, an author of a piece of music.

Composer (n.) One who, or that which, quiets or calms; one who adjusts a difference.

Computer (n.) One who computes.

Condoler (n.) One who condoles.

Confeder (v. i.) To confederate.

Confider (n.) One who confides.

Confiner (n.) One who, or that which, limits or restrains.

Confiner (n.) One who lives on confines, or near the border of a country; a borderer; a near neighbor.

Confrier (n.) A confr/re.

Confuter (n.) One who confutes or disproves.

Congener (n.) A thing of the same genus, species, or kind; a thing allied in nature, character, or action.

Conjurer (n.) One who conjures; one who calls, entreats, or charges in a solemn manner.

Conjurer (n.) One who practices magic arts; one who pretends to act by the aid super natural power; also, one who performs feats of legerdemain or sleight of hand.

Conjurer (n.) One who conjectures shrewdly or judges wisely; a man of sagacity.

Conniver (n.) One who connives.

Consider (v. t.) To fix the mind on, with a view to a careful examination; to think on with care; to ponder; to study; to meditate on.

Consider (v. t.) To look at attentively; to observe; to examine.

Consider (v. t.) To have regard to; to take into view or account; to pay due attention to; to respect.

Consider (v. t.) To estimate; to think; to regard; to view.

Consider (v. i.) To think seriously; to make examination; to reflect; to deliberate.

Consider (v. i.) To hesitate.

Consoler (n.) One who gives consolation.

Consumer (n.) One who, or that which, consumes; as, the consumer of food.

Convener (n.) One who convenes or meets with others.

Convener (n.) One who calls an assembly together or convenes a meeting; hence, the chairman of a committee or other organized body.

Conveyer (n.) One who, or that which, conveys or carries, transmits or transfers.

Conveyer (n.) One given to artifices or secret practices; a juggler; a cheat; a thief.

Coplaner (a.) Situated in one plane.

Cordiner (n.) A cordwainer.

Corneter (n.) One who blows a cornet.

Cosherer (n.) One who coshers.

Costumer (n.) One who makes or deals in costumes, as for theaters, fancy balls, etc.

Cottager (n.) One who lives in a cottage.

Cottager (n.) One who lives on the common, without paying any rent, or having land of his own.

Courtier (n.) One who is in attendance at the court of a prince; one who has an appointment at court.

Courtier (n.) One who courts or solicits favor; one who flatters.

Coworker (n.) One who works with another; a co/perator.

Creutzer (n.) See Kreutzer.

Crippler (n.) A wooden tool used in graining leather.

Croupier (n.) One who presides at a gaming table and collects the stakes.

Croupier (n.) One who, at a public dinner party, sits at the lower end of the table as assistant chairman.

Crucifer (n.) Any plant of the order Cruciferae.

Crusader (n.) One engaged in a crusade; as, the crusaders of the Middle Ages.

Cucumber (n.) A creeping plant, and its fruit, of several species of the genus Cucumis, esp. Cucumis sativus, the unripe fruit of which is eaten either fresh or picked. Also, similar plants or fruits of several other genera. See below.

Cudgeler (n.) One who beats with a cudgel.

Customer (n.) One who collect customs; a toll gatherer.

Customer (n.) One who regularly or repeatedly makes purchases of a trader; a purchaser; a buyer.

Customer (n.) A person with whom a business house has dealings; as, the customers of a bank.

Customer (n.) A peculiar person; -- in an indefinite sense; as, a queer customer; an ugly customer.

Customer (n.) A lewd woman.

Cutwater (n.) The fore part of a ship's prow, which cuts the water.

Cutwater (n.) A starling or other structure attached to the pier of a bridge, with an angle or edge directed up stream, in order better to resist the action of water, ice, etc.; the sharpened upper end of the pier itself.

Cutwater (n.) A sea bird of the Atlantic (Rhynchops nigra); -- called also black skimmer, scissorsbill, and razorbill. See Skimmer.

Cylinder (n.) A solid body which may be generated by the rotation of a parallelogram round one its sides; or a body of rollerlike form, of which the longitudinal section is oblong, and the cross section is circular.

Cylinder (n.) The space inclosed by any cylindrical surface. The space may be limited or unlimited in length.

Cylinder (n.) Any hollow body of cylindrical form

Cylinder (n.) The chamber of a steam engine in which the piston is moved by the force of steam.

Cylinder (n.) The barrel of an air or other pump.

Cylinder (n.) The revolving platen or bed which produces the impression or carries the type in a cylinder press.

Cylinder (n.) The bore of a gun; the turning chambered breech of a revolver.

Cylinder (n.) The revolving square prism carrying the cards in a Jacquard loom.

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Darkener (n.) One who, or that which, darkens.

Daughter (n.) The female offspring of the human species; a female child of any age; -- applied also to the lower animals.

Daughter (n.) A female descendant; a woman.

Daughter (n.) A son's wife; a daughter-in-law.

Daughter (n.) A term of address indicating parental interest.

Deadener (n.) One who, or that which, deadens or checks.

Decanter (n.) A vessel used to decant liquors, or for receiving decanted liquors; a kind of glass bottle used for holding wine or other liquors, from which drinking glasses are filled.

Decanter (n.) One who decants liquors.

Deceiver (n.) One who deceives; one who leads into error; a cheat; an impostor.

December (n.) The twelfth and last month of the year, containing thirty-one days. During this month occurs the winter solstice.

December (n.) Fig.: With reference to the end of the year and to the winter season; as, the December of his life.

Decipher (v. t.) To translate from secret characters or ciphers into intelligible terms; as, to decipher a letter written in secret characters.

Decipher (v. t.) To find out, so as to be able to make known the meaning of; to make out or read, as words badly written or partly obliterated; to detect; to reveal; to unfold.

Decipher (v. t.) To stamp; to detect; to discover.

Declarer (n.) One who makes known or proclaims; that which exhibits.


Deemster (n.) A judge in the Isle of Man who decides controversies without process.

Defender (n.) One who defends; one who maintains, supports, protects, or vindicates; a champion; an advocate; a vindicator.

Defenser (n.) Defender.

Deferrer (n.) One who defers or puts off.

Deflower (v. t.) Same as Deflour.

Deformer (n.) One who deforms.

Deforser (n.) A deforciant.

Defrayer (n.) One who pays off expenses.

Degender (v. i.) Alt. of Degener

Dehorter (n.) A dissuader; an adviser to the contrary.

Dejecter (n.) One who casts down, or dejects.

Dejeuner (n.) A breakfast; sometimes, also, a lunch or collation.

Demander (n.) One who demands.

Dempster (n.) Alt. of Demster

Demurrer (n.) One who demurs.

Departer (n.) One who refines metals by separation.

Departer (n.) One who departs.

Depender (n.) One who depends; a dependent.

Depraver (n.) One who deprave or corrupts.

Depriver (n.) One who, or that which, deprives.

Deranger (n.) One who deranges.

Descrier (n.) One who descries.

Deserter (n.) One who forsakes a duty, a cause or a party, a friend, or any one to whom he owes service; especially, a soldier or a seaman who abandons the service without leave; one guilty of desertion.

Deserver (n.) One who deserves.

Designer (n.) One who designs, marks out, or plans; a contriver.

Designer (n.) One who produces or creates original works of art or decoration.

Designer (n.) A plotter; a schemer; -- used in a bad sense.

Desilver (v. t.) To deprive of silver; as, to desilver lead.

Despiser (n.) One who despises; a contemner; a scorner.

Detailer (n.) One who details.

Detainer (n.) One who detains.

Detainer (n.) The keeping possession of what belongs to another; detention of what is another's, even though the original taking may have been lawful. Forcible detainer is indictable at common law.

Detainer (n.) A writ authorizing the keeper of a prison to continue to keep a person in custody.

Detecter (n.) One who, or that which, detects or brings to light; one who finds out what another attempts to conceal; a detector.

Detester (n.) One who detes//

Devourer (n.) One who, or that which, devours.

Dialyzer (n.) The instrument or medium used to effect chemical dialysis.

Diameter (n.) Any right

Diameter (n.) A diametral plane.

Diameter (n.) The length of a straight

Diameter (n.) The distance through the lower part of the shaft of a column, used as a standard measure for all parts of the order. See Module.

Didapper (n.) See Dabchick.

Diffuser (n.) One who, or that which, diffuses.

Digester (n.) One who digests.

Digester (n.) A medicine or an article of food that aids digestion, or strengthens digestive power.

Digester (n.) A strong closed vessel, in which bones or other substances may be subjected, usually in water or other liquid, to a temperature above that of boiling, in order to soften them.

Directer (n.) One who directs; a director.

Disarmer (n.) One who disarms.

Disaster (n.) An unpropitious or baleful aspect of a planet or star; malevolent influence of a heavenly body; hence, an ill portent.

Disaster (n.) An adverse or unfortunate event, esp. a sudden and extraordinary misfortune; a calamity; a serious mishap.

Disaster (v. t.) To blast by the influence of a baleful star.

Disaster (v. t.) To bring harm upon; to injure.

Discover (v. t.) To uncover.

Discover (v. t.) To disclose; to lay open to view; to make visible; to reveal; to make known; to show (what has been secret, unseen, or unknown).

Discover (v. t.) To obtain for the first time sight or knowledge of, as of a thing existing already, but not perceived or known; to find; to ascertain; to espy; to detect.

Discover (v. t.) To manifest without design; to show.

Discover (v. t.) To explore; to examine.

Discover (v. i.) To discover or show one's self.

Diselder (v. t.) To deprive of an elder or elders, or of the office of an elder.

Disenter (v. t.) See Disinter.

Disinter (v. t.) To take out of the grave or tomb; to unbury; to exhume; to dig up.

Disinter (v. t.) To bring out, as from a grave or hiding place; to bring from obscurity into view.

Disliker (n.) One who dislikes or disrelishes.

Disorder (n.) Want of order or regular disposition; lack of arrangement; confusion; disarray; as, the troops were thrown into disorder; the papers are in disorder.

Disorder (n.) Neglect of order or system; irregularity.

Disorder (n.) Breach of public order; disturbance of the peace of society; tumult.

Disorder (n.) Disturbance of the functions of the animal economy of the soul; sickness; derangement.

Disorder (v. t.) To disturb the order of; to derange or disarrange; to throw into confusion; to confuse.

Disorder (v. t.) To disturb or interrupt the regular and natural functions of (either body or mind); to produce sickness or indisposition in; to discompose; to derange; as, to disorder the head or stomach.

Disorder (v. t.) To depose from holy orders.

Disponer (n.) One who legally transfers property from himself to another.

Disposer (n.) One who, or that which, disposes; a regulator; a director; a bestower.

Disputer (n.) One who disputes, or who is given to disputes; a controvertist.

Disrober (n.) One who, or that which, disrobes.

Dissever (v. t.) To part in two; to sever thoroughly; to sunder; to disunite; to separate; to disperse.

Dissever (v. i.) To part; to separate.

Diverter (n.) One who, or that which, diverts, turns off, or pleases.

Divorcer (n.) The person or cause that produces or effects a divorce.

Domineer (v. t.) To rule with insolence or arbitrary sway; to play the master; to be overbearing; to tyrannize; to bluster; to swell with conscious superiority or haughtiness; -- often with over; as, to domineer over dependents.

Doomster (n.) Same as Dempster.

Douanier (n.) An officer of the French customs.

Drabbler (n.) A piece of canvas fastened by lacing to the bonnet of a sail, to give it a greater depth, or more drop.

Drencher (n.) One who, or that which, west or steeps.

Drencher (n.) One who administers a drench.

Dribbler (n.) One who dribbles.

Driveler (n.) A slaverer; a slabberer; an idiot; a fool.

Drugster (n.) A druggist.

Dulcimer (n.) An instrument, having stretched metallic wires which are beaten with two light hammers held in the hands of the performer.

Dulcimer (n.) An ancient musical instrument in use among the Jews. Dan. iii. 5. It is supposed to be the same with the psaltery.

Dummerer (n.) One who feigns dumbness.

Dungmeer (n.) A pit where dung and weeds rot for manure.

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Effecter (n.) One who effects.

Efflower (v. t.) To remove the epidermis of (a skin) with a concave knife, blunt in its middle part, -- as in making chamois leather.

Embalmer (n.) One who embalms.

Embetter (v. t.) To make better.

Embitter (v. t.) To make bitter or sad. See Imbitter.

Embodier (n.) One who embodies.

Emborder (v. t.) To furnish or adorn with a border; to imborder.

Embosser (n.) One who embosses.

Embracer (n.) One who embraces.

Employer (n.) One who employs another; as, an employer of workmen.

Enameler (n.) Alt. of Enamelist

Enaunter (adv.) Lest that.

Encanker (v. t.) To canker.

Enchaser (n.) One who enchases.

Encomber (v. t.) See Encumber.

Encumber (v. t.) To impede the motion or action of, as with a burden; to retard with something superfluous; to weigh down; to obstruct or embarrass; as, his movements were encumbered by his mantle; his mind is encumbered with useless learning.

Encumber (v. t.) To load with debts, or other legal claims; as, to encumber an estate with mortgages.

Endanger (v. t.) To put to hazard; to bring into danger or peril; to expose to loss or injury; as, to endanger life or peace.

Endanger (v. t.) To incur the hazard of; to risk.

Endiaper (v. t.) To decorate with a diaper pattern.

Endorser (n.) Same as Indorser.

Enfester (v. t.) To fester.

Enfetter (v. t.) To bind in fetters; to enchain.

Enflower (v. t.) To cover or deck with flowers.

Enforcer (n.) One who enforces.

Engender (v. t.) To produce by the union of the sexes; to beget.

Engender (v. t.) To cause to exist; to bring forth; to produce; to sow the seeds of; as, angry words engender strife.

Engender (v. i.) To assume form; to come into existence; to be caused or produced.

Engender (v. i.) To come together; to meet, as in sexual embrace.

Engender (n.) One who, or that which, engenders.

Engineer (n.) A person skilled in the principles and practice of any branch of engineering. See under Engineering, n.

Engineer (n.) One who manages as engine, particularly a steam engine; an engine driver.

Engineer (n.) One who carries through an enterprise by skillful or artful contrivance; an efficient manager.

Engineer (v. t.) To lay out or construct, as an engineer; to perform the work of an engineer on; as, to engineer a road.

Engineer (v. t.) To use contrivance and effort for; to guide the course of; to manage; as, to engineer a bill through Congress.

Engraver (n.) One who engraves; a person whose business it is to produce engraved work, especially on metal or wood.

Enhancer (n.) One who enhances; one who, or that which, raises the amount, price, etc.

Enhunger (v. t.) To make hungry.

Enjoiner (n.) One who enjoins.

Enlarger (n.) One that enlarges.

Ennobler (n.) One who ennobles.

Enquirer (n.) See Inquirer.

Enricher (n.) One who enriches.

Enroller (n.) One who enrolls or registers.

Enslaver (n.) One who enslaves.

Entender (v. t.) To make tender.

Entender (v. t.) To treat with tenderness.

Epistler (n.) A writer of epistles, or of an epistle of the New Testament.

Epistler (n.) The ecclesiastic who reads the epistle at the communion service.

Eschewer (n.) One who eschews.

Espalier (n.) A railing or trellis upon which fruit trees or shrubs are trained, as upon a wall; a tree or row of trees so trained.

Espalier (v. t.) To form an espalier of, or to protect by an espalier.

Espouser (n.) One who espouses; one who embraces the cause of another or makes it his own.

Essoiner (n.) An attorney who sufficiently excuses the absence of another.

Esteemer (n.) One who esteems; one who sets a high value on any thing.

Examiner (n.) One who examines, tries, or inspects; one who interrogates; an officer or person charged with the duty of making an examination; as, an examiner of students for a degree; an examiner in chancery, in the patent office, etc.

Exampler (n.) A pattern; an exemplar.

Exceeder (n.) One who exceeds.

Executer (n.) One who performs or carries into effect. See Executor.

Exhorter (n.) One who exhorts or incites.

Expander (n.) Anything which causes expansion esp. (Mech.) a tool for stretching open or expanding a tube, etc.

Expecter (n.) One who expects.

Expeller (n.) One who, or that which, expels.

Exploder (n.) One who or that which explodes.

Exploder (n.) One who rejects an opinion or scheme with open contempt.

Explorer (n.) One who explores; also, an apparatus with which one explores, as a diving bell.

Exporter (n.) One who exports; the person who sends goods or commodities to a foreign country, in the way of commerce; -- opposed to importer.

Expugner (n.) One who expugns.

Expulser (n.) An expeller.

Extender (n.) One who, or that which, extends or stretches anything.

Extirper (n.) Extirpator.

Extoller (n.) One who extols; one who praises.

Extorter (n.) One who practices extortion.

Eyewater (n.) A wash or lotion for application to the eyes.

Falconer (n.) A person who breeds or trains hawks for taking birds or game; one who follows the sport of fowling with hawks.

Fastener (n.) One who, or that which, makes fast or firm.

Fathomer (n.) One who fathoms.

Fattener (n.) One who, or that which, fattens; that which gives fatness or fertility.

Ferreter (n.) One who ferrets.

Fetterer (n.) One who fetters.

Feuterer (n.) A dog keeper.

Figeater (n.) A large beetle (Allorhina nitida) which in the Southern United States destroys figs. The elytra are velvety green with pale borders.

Figeater (n.) A bird. See Figpecker.

Filander (n.) A species of kangaroo (Macropus Brunii), inhabiting New Guinea.

Fingerer (n.) One who fingers; a pilferer.

Finisher (n.) One who finishes, puts an end to, completes, or perfects; esp. used in the trades, as in hatting, weaving, etc., for the workman who gives a finishing touch to the work, or any part of it, and brings it to perfection.

Finisher (n.) Something that gives the finishing touch to, or settles, anything.

Fletcher (n.) One who fletches of feathers arrows; a manufacturer of bows and arrows.

Flighter (n.) A horizontal vane revolving over the surface of wort in a cooler, to produce a circular current in the liquor.

Flincher (n.) One who flinches or fails.

Florimer (n.) See Floramour.

Flounder (n.) A flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae, of many species.

Flounder (n.) A tool used in crimping boot fronts.

Flounder (v. i.) To fling the limbs and body, as in making efforts to move; to struggle, as a horse in the mire, or as a fish on land; to roll, toss, and tumble; to flounce.

Flounder (n.) The act of floundering.

Flowerer (n.) A plant which flowers or blossoms.

Fodderer (n.) One who fodders cattle.

Follower (n.) One who follows; a pursuer; an attendant; a disciple; a dependent associate; a retainer.

Follower (n.) A sweetheart; a beau.

Follower (n.) The removable flange, or cover, of a piston. See Illust. of Piston.

Follower (n.) A gland. See Illust. of Stuffing box.

Follower (n.) The part of a machine that receives motion from another part. See Driver.

Follower (n.) Among law stationers, a sheet of parchment or paper which is added to the first sheet of an indenture or other deed.

Fomenter (n.) One who foments; one who encourages or instigates; as, a fomenter of sedition.

Foregoer (n.) One who goes before another; a predecessor; hence, an ancestor' a progenitor.

Foregoer (n.) A purveyor of the king; -- so called, formerly, from going before to provide for his household.

Foregoer (n.) One who forbears to enjoy.

Foreseer (n.) One who foresees or foreknows.

Forester (n.) One who has charge of the growing timber on an estate; an officer appointed to watch a forest and preserve the game.

Forester (n.) An inhabitant of a forest.

Forester (n.) A forest tree.

Forester (n.) A lepidopterous insect belonging to Alypia and allied genera; as, the eight-spotted forester (A. octomaculata), which in the larval state is injurious to the grapevine.

Forgiver (n.) One who forgives.

Forsaker (n.) One who forsakes or deserts.

Fourrier (n.) A harbinger.

Fribbler (n.) A trifler; a fribble.

Frizzler (n.) One who frizzles.

Frontier (n.) That part of a country which fronts or faces another country or an unsettled region; the marches; the border, confine, or extreme part of a country, bordering on another country; the border of the settled and cultivated part of a country; as, the frontier of civilization.

Frontier (n.) An outwork.

Frontier (a.) Lying on the exterior part; bordering; conterminous; as, a frontier town.

Frontier (a.) Of or relating to a frontier.

Frontier (v. i.) To constitute or form a frontier; to have a frontier; -- with on.

Froterer (n.) One who frotes; one who rubs or chafes.

Fusileer (n.) Alt. of Fusilier

Fusilier (n.) Formerly, a soldier armed with a fusil. Hence, in the plural:

Fusilier (n.) A title now borne by some regiments and companies; as, "The Royal Fusiliers," etc.

Galloper (n.) One who, or that which, gallops.

Galloper (n.) A carriage on which very small guns were formerly mounted, the gun resting on the shafts, without a limber.

Gamester (n.) A merry, frolicsome person.

Gamester (n.) A person who plays at games; esp., one accustomed to play for a stake; a gambler; one skilled in games.

Gamester (n.) A prostitute; a strumpet.

Ganister (n.) Alt. of Gannister

Gardener (n.) One who makes and tends a garden; a horticulturist.

Garroter (n.) One who seizes a person by the throat from behind, with a view to strangle and rob him.

Gasalier (n.) A chandelier arranged to burn gas.

Gasolier (n.) Same as Gasalier.

Gatherer (n.) One who gathers or collects.

Gatherer (n.) An attachment for making gathers in the cloth.

Geologer (n.) Alt. of Geologian

Geometer (n.) One skilled in geometry; a geometrician; a mathematician.

Geometer (n.) Any species of geometrid moth; a geometrid.

Glaverer (n.) A flatterer.

Gospeler (n.) One of the four evangelists.

Gospeler (n.) A follower of Wyclif, the first English religious reformer; hence, a Puritan.

Gospeler (n.) A priest or deacon who reads the gospel at the altar during the communion service.

Gossamer (n.) A fine, filmy substance, like cobwebs, floating in the air, in calm, clear weather, especially in autumn. It is seen in stubble fields and on furze or low bushes, and is formed by small spiders.

Gossamer (n.) Any very thin gauzelike fabric; also, a thin waterproof stuff.

Gossamer (n.) An outer garment, made of waterproof gossamer.

Gossiper (n.) One given to gossip.

Greffier (n.) A registrar or recorder; a notary.

Groveler (n.) One who grovels; an abject wretch.

Gruddger (n.) One who grudges.

Grumbler (n.) One who grumbles.

Guttifer (n.) A plant that exudes gum or resin.

Gynander (n.) A plant having the stamens inserted in the pistil.

Hackster (n.) A bully; a bravo; a ruffian; an assassin.

Hammerer (n.) One who works with a hammer.

Harasser (n.) One who harasses.

Harborer (n.) One who, or that which, harbors.

Hardener (n.) One who, or that which, hardens; specif., one who tempers tools.

Harrower (n.) One who harrows.

Harrower (n.) One who harries.

Hastener (n.) One who hastens.

Hastener (n.) That which hastens; especially, a stand or reflector used for confining the heat of the fire to meat while roasting before it.

Haymaker (n.) One who cuts and cures hay.

Haymaker (n.) A machine for curing hay in rainy weather.

Hazarder (n.) A player at the game of hazard; a gamester.

Hazarder (n.) One who hazards or ventures.

Hemipter (n.) One of the Hemiptera.

Hinderer (n.) One who, or that which, hinders.

Homopter (n.) One of the Homoptera.

Horopter (n.) The

Hosteler (n.) The keeper of a hostel or inn.

Hosteler (n.) A student in a hostel, or small unendowed collede in Oxford or Cambridge.

Howitzer (n.) A gun so short that the projectile, which was hollow, could be put in its place by hand; a kind of mortar.

Howitzer (n.) A short, light, largebore cannon, usually having a chamber of smaller diameter than the rest of the bore, and intended to throw large projectiles with comparatively small charges.

Huckster (n.) A retailer of small articles, of provisions, and the like; a peddler; a hawker.

Huckster (n.) A mean, trickish fellow.

Huckster (v. i.) To deal in small articles, or in petty bargains.

Hummeler (n.) One who, or a machine which, hummels.

Hungerer (n.) One who hungers; one who longs.

Idolater (n.) A worshiper of idols; one who pays divine honors to images, statues, or representations of anything made by hands; one who worships as a deity that which is not God; a pagan.

Idolater (n.) An adorer; a great admirer.

Idolizer (n.) One who idolizes or loves to the point of reverence; an idolater.

Imaginer (n.) One who forms ideas or conceptions; one who contrives.

Imbitter (v. t.) To make bitter; hence, to make distressing or more distressing; to make sad, morose, sour, or malignant.

Imborder (v. t.) To furnish or inclose with a border; to form a border of.

Imitater (n.) One who imitates.

Impairer (n.) One who, or that which, impairs.

Imparter (n.) One who imparts.

Impeller (n.) One who, or that which, impels.

Impester (v. t.) See Pester.

Implorer (n.) One who implores.

Importer (n.) One who imports; the merchant who brings goods into a country or state; -- opposed to exporter.

Improper (a.) Not proper; not suitable; not fitted to the circumstances, design, or end; unfit; not becoming; incongruous; inappropriate; indecent; as, an improper medicine; improper thought, behavior, language, dress.

Improper (a.) Not peculiar or appropriate to individuals; general; common.

Improper (a.) Not according to facts; inaccurate; erroneous.

Improper (v. t.) To appropriate; to limit.

Improver (n.) One who, or that which, improves.

Impugner (n.) One who impugns.

Incenser (n.) One who instigates or incites.

Incenter (n.) The center of the circle inscribed in a triangle.


Incloser (n.) One who, or that which, incloses; one who fences off land from common grounds.

Incomber (v. t.) See Encumber.

Incumber (v. t.) See Encumber.

Indicter (n.) One who indicts.

Indorser (n.) Alt. of Indorsor

Indulger (n.) One who indulges.

Infecter (n.) One who, or that which, infects.

Infester (n.) One who, or that which, infests.

Infilter (v. t. & i.) To filter or sift in.

Inflamer (n.) The person or thing that inflames.

Inflater (n.) One who, or that which, inflates; as, the inflaters of the stock exchange.

Informer (v.) One who informs, animates, or inspires.

Informer (v.) One who informs, or imparts knowledge or news.

Informer (v.) One who informs a magistrate of violations of law; one who informs against another for violation of some law or penal statute.

Ingender (v. t.) See Engender.

Inhauler (n.) A rope used to draw in the jib boom, or flying jib boom.

Inholder (n.) An inhabitant.

Inlander (n.) One who lives in the interior of a country, or at a distance from the sea.

Inquirer (n.) One who inquires or examines; questioner; investigator.

Insnarer (n.) One who insnares.

Inspirer (n.) One who, or that which, inspirer.

Insulter (n.) One who insults.

Intender (n.) One who intends.

Interrer (n.) One who inters.

Intruder (n.) One who intrudes; one who thrusts himself in, or enters without right, or without leave or welcome; a trespasser.

Inventer (n.) One who invents.

Islander (n.) An inhabitant of an island.

Japanner (n.) One who varnishes in the manner of the Japanese, or one skilled in the art.

Japanner (n.) A bootblack.

Judaizer (n.) One who conforms to or inculcates Judaism; specifically, pl. (Ch. Hist.), those Jews who accepted Christianity but still adhered to the law of Moses and worshiped in the temple at Jerusalem.

Justicer (n.) One who administers justice; a judge.

Kalender (n.) See 3d Calender.

Kidnaper (n.) Alt. of Kidnapper

Killdeer (n.) A small American plover (Aegialitis vocifera).

Knitster (n.) A woman who knits.

Knobbler (n.) The hart in its second year; a young deer.

Kreutzer (n.) A small copper coin formerly used in South Germany; also, a small Austrian copper coin.

Lamenter (n.) One who laments.

Larcener (n.) Alt. of Larcenist

Larderer (n.) One in charge of the larder.

Laughter (v. i.) A movement (usually involuntary) of the muscles of the face, particularly of the lips, with a peculiar expression of the eyes, indicating merriment, satisfaction, or derision, and usually attended by a sonorous and interrupted expulsion of air from the lungs. See Laugh, v. i.

Lavender (n.) An aromatic plant of the genus Lavandula (L. vera), common in the south of Europe. It yields and oil used in medicine and perfumery. The Spike lavender (L. Spica) yields a coarser oil (oil of spike), used in the arts.

Lavender (n.) The pale, purplish color of lavender flowers, paler and more delicate than lilac.

Lavisher (n.) One who lavishes.

Lawgiver (n.) One who makes or enacts a law or system of laws; a legislator.

Lawmaker (n.) A legislator; a lawgiver.

Lecherer (n.) See Lecher, n.

Lecturer (n.) One who lectures; an assistant preacher.

Lessener (n.) One who, or that which, lessens.

Letterer (n.) One who makes, inscribes, or engraves, alphabetical letters.

Levanter (v.) One who levants, or decamps.

Levanter (n.) A strong easterly wind peculiar to the Mediterranean.

Lewdster (n.) A lewd person.

Licenser (n.) One who gives a license; as, a licenser of the press.

Lingerer (n.) One who lingers.

Listener (n.) One who listens; a hearkener.

Loiterer (n.) One who loiters; an idler.

Loiterer (n.) An idle vagrant; a tramp.

Londoner (n.) A native or inhabitant of London.

Loosener (n.) One who, or that which, loosens.

Losenger (n.) A flatterer; a deceiver; a cozener.

Lumberer (n.) One employed in lumbering, cutting, and getting logs from the forest for lumber; a lumberman.

Machiner (n.) One who or operates a machine; a machinist.

Magister (n.) Master; sir; -- a title of the Middle Ages, given to a person in authority, or to one having a license from a university to teach philosophy and the liberal arts.

Maligner (n.) One who maligns.

Malinger (v. i.) To act the part of a malingerer; to feign illness or inability.

Maltster (n.) A maltman.

Mammifer (n.) A mammal. See Mammalia.

Maneuver (n.) Alt. of Manoeuvre

Maneuver (n.) Alt. of Manoeuvre

Maneuver (v. t.) Alt. of Manoeuvre

Marauder (v.) A rover in quest of booty or plunder; a plunderer; one who pillages.

Marketer (n.) One who attends a market to buy or sell; one who carries goods to market.

Masseter (n.) The large muscle which raises the under jaw, and assists in mastication.

Measurer (n.) One who measures; one whose occupation or duty is to measure commondities in market.

Messager (n.) A messenger.



Mimicker (n.) One who mimics; a mimic.

Mimicker (n.) An animal which imitates something else, in form or habits.

Minister (n.) A servant; a subordinate; an officer or assistant of inferior rank; hence, an agent, an instrument.

Minister (n.) An officer of justice.

Minister (n.) One to whom the sovereign or executive head of a government intrusts the management of affairs of state, or some department of such affairs.

Minister (n.) A representative of a government, sent to the court, or seat of government, of a foreign nation to transact diplomatic business.

Minister (n.) One who serves at the altar; one who performs sacerdotal duties; the pastor of a church duly authorized or licensed to preach the gospel and administer the sacraments.

Minister (n.) To furnish or apply; to afford; to supply; to administer.

Minister (v. i.) To act as a servant, attendant, or agent; to attend and serve; to perform service in any office, sacred or secular.

Minister (v. i.) To supply or to things needful; esp., to supply consolation or remedies.

Misalter (v. t.) To alter wrongly; esp., to alter for the worse.

Misenter (v. t.) To enter or insert wrongly, as a charge in an account.

Misinfer (v. t.) To infer incorrectly.

Mislayer (n.) One who mislays.

Misliker (n.) One who dislikes.

Mismeter (v. t.) To give the wrong meter to, as to a

Misnomer (n.) The misnaming of a person in a legal instrument, as in a complaint or indictment; any misnaming of a person or thing; a wrong or inapplicable name or title.

Misnomer (v. t.) To misname.

Misorder (v. t.) To order ill; to manage erroneously; to conduct badly.

Misorder (n.) Irregularity; disorder.

Mistaker (n.) One who mistakes.

Modifier (n.) One who, or that which, modifies.

Molester (n.) One who molests.

Monander (n.) One of the Monandria.

Monifier (n.) A fossil fish.

Monisher (n.) One who monishes; an admonisher.

Moreover (adv.) Beyond what has been said; further; besides; in addition; furthermore; also; likewise.

Morricer (n.) A morris dancer.

Motioner (n.) One who makes a motion; a mover.

Muckerer (n.) A miser; a niggard.

Muleteer (n.) One who drives mules.

Murderer (n.) One guilty of murder; a person who, in possession of his reason, unlawfully kills a human being with premeditated malice.

Murderer (n.) A small cannon, formerly used for clearing a ship's decks of boarders; -- called also murdering piece.

Murenger (n.) One who had charge of the wall of a town, or its repairs.

Muringer (n.) See Murenger.

Murmurer (n.) One who murmurs.

Mutineer (n.) One guilty of mutiny.

Mutterer (n.) One who mutters.

Narrower (n.) One who, or that which, narrows or contracts.

Newcomer (n.) One who has lately come.

November (n.) The eleventh month of the year, containing thirty days.

Numberer (n.) One who numbers.

Obscurer (n.) One who, or that which, obscures.

Observer (n.) One who observes, or pays attention to, anything; especially, one engaged in, or trained to habits of, close and exact observation; as, an astronomical observer.

Observer (n.) One who keeps any law, custom, regulation, rite, etc.; one who conforms to anything in practice.

Observer (n.) One who fulfills or performs; as, an observer of his promises.

Observer (n.) A sycophantic follower.

Obtainer (n.) One who obtains.

Obtemper (v. t. & i.) To obey (a judgment or decree).

Obtruder (n.) One who obtrudes.

Obtunder (n.) That which obtunds or blunts; especially, that which blunts sensibility.

Occupier (n.) One who occupies, or has possession.

Occupier (n.) One who follows an employment; hence, a tradesman.

Octander (n.) One of the Octandria.

Odometer (n.) An instrument attached to the wheel of a vehicle, to measure the distance traversed; also, a wheel used by surveyors, which registers the miles and rods traversed.

Offender (n.) One who offends; one who violates any law, divine or human; a wrongdoer.

Oleander (n.) A beautiful evergreen shrub of the Dogbane family, having clusters of fragrant red or white flowers. It is native of the East Indies, but the red variety has become common in the south of Europe. Called also rosebay, rose laurel, and South-sea rose.

Oleaster (n.) The wild olive tree (Olea Europea, var. sylvestris).

Oleaster (n.) Any species of the genus Elaeagus. See Eleagnus. The small silvery berries of the common species (Elaeagnus hortensis) are called Trebizond dates, and are made into cakes by the Arabs.

Opificer (n.) An artificer; a workman.

Oppugner (n.) One who opposes or attacks; that which opposes.

Ordainer (n.) One who ordains.

Outcrier (n.) One who cries out or proclaims; a herald or crier.

Outliver (n.) One who outlives.

Outpower (v. t.) To excel in power; to overpover.

Outrider (n.) A summoner whose office is to cite men before the sheriff.

Outrider (n.) One who rides out on horseback.

Outrider (n.) A servant on horseback attending a carriage.

Outsider (n.) One not belonging to the concern, institution, party, etc., spoken of; one disconnected in interest or feeling.

Outsider (n.) A locksmith's pinchers for grasping the point of a key in the keyhole, to open a door from the outside when the key is inside.

Outsider (n.) A horse which is not a favorite in the betting.

Overdoer (n.) One who overdoes.

Overpeer (v. t.) To peer over; to rise above.

Overseer (n.) One who oversees; a superintendent; a supervisor; as, an overseer of a mill; specifically, one or certain public officers; as, an overseer of the poor; an overseer of highways.

Oxidizer (n.) An agent employed in oxidation, or which facilitates or brings about combination with oxygen; as, nitric acid, chlorine, bromine, etc., are strong oxidizers.

Oxpecker (n.) An African bird of the genus Buphaga; the beefeater.

Ozonizer (n.) An apparatus or agent for the production or application of ozone.

Palpifer (n.) Same as Palpiger.

Palpiger (n.) That portion of the labium which bears the palpi in insects.

Palterer (n.) One who palters.

Pamperer (n.) One who, or that which, pampers.

Parcener (n.) A coheir, or one of two or more persons to whom an estate of inheritance descends jointly, and by whom it is held as one estate.

Pardoner (n.) One who pardons.

Pardoner (n.) A seller of indulgences.

Pargeter (n.) A plasterer.

Parroter (n.) One who simply repeats what he has heard.

Partaker (n.) One who partakes; a sharer; a participator.

Partaker (n.) An accomplice; an associate; a partner.

Passager (n.) A passenger; a bird or boat of passage.

Passover (n.) A feast of the Jews, instituted to commemorate the sparing of the Hebrews in Egypt, when God, smiting the firstborn of the Egyptians, passed over the houses of the Israelites which were marked with the blood of a lamb.

Passover (n.) The sacrifice offered at the feast of the passover; the paschal lamb.

Pasturer (n.) One who pastures; one who takes cattle to graze. See Agister.

Patterer (n.) One who patters, or talks glibly; specifically, a street peddler.

Penwiper (n.) A cloth, or other material, for wiping off or cleaning ink from a pen.

Pepperer (n.) A grocer; -- formerly so called because he sold pepper.

Perfumer (n.) One who, oe that which, perfumes.

Perfumer (n.) One whose trade is to make or sell perfumes.

Perjurer (n.) One who is guilty of perjury; one who perjures or forswears, in any sense.

Permuter (n.) One who permutes.

Persever (v. i.) To persevere.

Pesterer (n.) One who pesters or harasses.

Pewterer (n.) One whose occupation is to make utensils of pewter; a pewtersmith.

Physeter (n.) The genus that includes the sperm whale.

Physeter (n.) A filtering machine operated by air pressure.

Phytomer (n.) Alt. of Phytomeron

Picturer (n.) One who makes pictures; a painter.

Piecener (n.) One who supplies rolls of wool to the slubbing machine in woolen mills.

Piecener (n.) Same as Piecer, 2.

Pilferer (n.) One who pilfers; a petty thief.

Pillager (n.) One who pillages.

Pinaster (n.) A species of pine (Pinus Pinaster) growing in Southern Europe.

Pingster (n.) See Pinkster.

Pinkster (n.) Whitsuntide.

Plaister (n.) See Plaster.

Plancher (n.) A floor of wood; also, a plank.

Plancher (n.) The under side of a cornice; a soffit.

Plancher (v. t.) To form of planks.

Playgoer (n.) One who frequents playhouses, or attends dramatic performances.

Plighter (n.) One who, or that which, plights.

Plougher (n.) One who plows; a plowman; a cultivator.

Poisoner (n.) One who poisons.

Polander (n.) A native or inhabitant of Poland; a Pole.

Polisher (n.) One who, or that which, polishes; also, that which is used in polishing.

Polluter (n.) One who pollutes.

Polypier (n.) A polypidom.

Pomander (n.) A perfume to be carried with one, often in the form of a ball.

Pomander (n.) A box to contain such perfume, formerly carried by ladies, as at the end of a chain; -- more properly pomander box.

Pomwater (n.) Same as Pomewater.

Ponderer (n.) One who ponders.

Postiler (n.) One who writers marginal notes; one who illustrates the text of a book by notes in the margin.

Posturer (n.) One who postures.

Praiseer (n.) One who praises.

Praiseer (n.) An appraiser; a valuator.

Prattler (n.) One who prattles.

Preacher (n.) One who preaches; one who discourses publicly on religious subjects.

Preacher (n.) One who inculcates anything with earnestness.

Prefacer (n.) The writer of a preface.

Preluder (n.) One who, or that which, preludes; one who plays a prelude.

Preorder (v. t.) To order to arrange beforehand; to foreordain.

Preparer (n.) One who, or that which, prepares, fits, or makes ready.

Presager (n.) One who, or that which, presages; a foreteller; a foreboder.

Presider (n.) One who presides.

Presumer (n.) One who presumes; also, an arrogant person.

Prisoner (n.) One who is confined in a prison.

Prisoner (n.) A person under arrest, or in custody, whether in prison or not; a person held in involuntary restraint; a captive; as, a prisoner at the bar of a court.

Procurer (n.) One who procures, or obtains; one who, or that which, brings on, or causes to be done, esp. by corrupt means.

Procurer (n.) One who procures the gratification of lust for another; a pimp; a pander.

Producer (n.) One who produces, brings forth, or generates.

Producer (n.) One who grows agricultural products, or manufactures crude materials into articles of use.

Producer (n.) A furnace for producing combustible gas which is used for fuel.

Profaner (n.) One who treats sacred things with irreverence, or defiles what is holy; one who uses profane language.

Promiser (n.) One who promises.

Promoter (n.) One who, or that which, forwards, advances, or promotes; an encourager; as, a promoter of charity or philosophy.

Promoter (n.) Specifically, one who sets on foot, and takes the preliminary steps in, a scheme for the organization of a corporation, a joint-stock company, or the like.

Promoter (n.) One who excites; as, a promoter of sedition.

Promoter (n.) An informer; a makebate.

Promover (n.) A promoter.

Prompter (n.) One who, or that which, prompts; one who admonishes or incites to action.

Prompter (n.) One who reminds another, as an actor or an orator, of the words to be spoken next; specifically, one employed for this purpose in a theater.

Proposer (n.) One who proposes or offers anything for consideration or adoption.

Proposer (n.) A speaker; an orator.

Provider (n.) One who provides, furnishes, or supplies; one who procures what is wanted.

Puckerer (n.) One who, or that which, puckers.

Pulpiter (n.) A preacher.

Punisher (n.) One who inflicts punishment.

Purifier (n.) One who, or that which, purifies or cleanses; a cleanser; a refiner.

Purposer (n.) One who brings forward or proposes anything; a proposer.

Purposer (n.) One who forms a purpose; one who intends.

Quarrier (n.) A worker in a stone quarry.

Quartter (v. t.) To divide into four equal parts.

Quartter (v. t.) To divide; to separate into parts or regions.

Quartter (v. t.) To furnish with shelter or entertainment; to supply with the means of living for a time; especially, to furnish shelter to; as, to quarter soldiers.

Quartter (v. t.) To furnish as a portion; to allot.

Quartter (v. t.) To arrange (different coats of arms) upon one escutcheon, as when a man inherits from both father and mother the right to bear arms.

Quaverer (n.) One who quavers; a warbler.

Quencher (n.) One who, or that which, quenches.

Quibbler (n.) One who quibbles; a caviler; also, a punster.

Quiddler (n.) One who wastes his energy about trifles.

Racketer (n.) One who makes, or engages in, a racket.

Raindeer (n.) See Reindeer.

Ranedeer (n.) See Reindeer.

Ransomer (n.) One who ransoms or redeems.

Ratifier (n.) One who, or that which, ratifies; a confirmer.

Ravisher (n.) One who ravishes (in any sense).

Realizer (n.) One who realizes.

Reanswer (v. t. & i.) To answer in return; to repay; to compensate; to make amends for.

Reasoner (n.) One who reasons or argues; as, a fair reasoner; a close reasoner; a logical reasoner.

Rebeller (n.) One who rebels; a rebel.

Rebutter (n.) The answer of a defendant in matter of fact to a plaintiff's surrejoinder.

Recanter (n.) One who recants.

Recapper (n.) A tool used for applying a fresh percussion cap or primer to a cartridge shell in reloading it.

Receiver (n.) One who takes or receives in any manner.

Receiver (n.) One who takes or buys stolen goods from a thief, knowing them to be stolen.

Receiver (n.) A vessel connected with an alembic, a retort, or the like, for receiving and condensing the product of distillation.

Receiver (n.) A vessel for receiving and containing gases.

Receiver (n.) The glass vessel in which the vacuum is produced, and the objects of experiment are put, in experiments with an air pump. Cf. Bell jar, and see Illust. of Air pump.

Receiver (n.) A vessel for receiving the exhaust steam from the high-pressure cylinder before it enters the low-pressure cylinder, in a compound engine.

Receiver (n.) A capacious vessel for receiving steam from a distant boiler, and supplying it dry to an engine.

Receiver (n.) That portion of a telephonic apparatus, or similar system, at which the message is received and made audible; -- opposed to transmitter.

Recenter (v. t.) To center again; to restore to the center.

Reckoner (n.) One who reckons or computes; also, a book of calculations, tables, etc., to assist in reckoning.


Recoiler (n.) One who, or that which, recoils.

Recorder (n.) One who records; specifically, a person whose official duty it is to make a record of writings or transactions.

Recorder (n.) The title of the chief judical officer of some cities and boroughs; also, of the chief justice of an East Indian settlement. The Recorder of London is judge of the Lord Mayor's Court, and one of the commissioners of the Central Criminal Court.

Recorder (n.) A kind of wind instrument resembling the flageolet.

Recouper (n.) One who recoups.

Redeemer (n.) One who redeems.

Redeemer (n.) Specifically, the Savior of the world, Jesus Christ.

Referrer (n.) One who refers.

Reflower (v. i. & t.) To flower, or cause to flower, again.

Reforger (n.) One who reforges.

Reformer (n.) One who effects a reformation or amendment; one who labors for, or urges, reform; as, a reformer of manners, or of abuses.

Reformer (n.) One of those who commenced the reformation of religion in the sixteenth century, as Luther, Melanchthon, Zwingli, and Calvin.

Refunder (n.) One who refunds.

Regarder (n.) One who regards.

Regarder (n.) An officer appointed to supervise the forest.

Regather (v. t.) To gather again.

Register (n.) A written account or entry; an official or formal enumeration, description, or record; a memorial record; a list or roll; a schedule.

Register (n.) A record containing a list and description of the merchant vessels belonging to a port or customs district.

Register (n.) A certificate issued by the collector of customs of a port or district to the owner of a vessel, containing the description of a vessel, its name, ownership, and other material facts. It is kept on board the vessel, to be used as an evidence of nationality or as a muniment of title.

Register (n.) One who registers or records; a registrar; a recorder; especially, a public officer charged with the duty of recording certain transactions or events; as, a register of deeds.

Register (n.) That which registers or records.

Register (n.) A contrivance for automatically noting the performance of a machine or the rapidity of a process.

Register (n.) The part of a telegraphic apparatus which records automatically the message received.

Register (n.) A machine for registering automatically the number of persons passing through a gateway, fares taken, etc.; a telltale.

Register (n.) The inner part of the mold in which types are cast.

Register (n.) The correspondence of pages, columns, or

Register (n.) The correspondence or adjustment of the several impressions in a design which is printed in parts, as in chromolithographic printing, or in the manufacture of paper hangings. See Register, v. i. 2.

Register (v. i.) The compass of a voice or instrument; a specified portion of the compass of a voice, or a series of vocal tones of a given compass; as, the upper, middle, or lower register; the soprano register; the tenor register.

Register (v. i.) A stop or set of pipes in an organ.

Register (n.) To enter in a register; to record formally and distinctly, as for future use or service.

Register (n.) To enroll; to enter in a list.

Register (v. i.) To enroll one's name in a register.

Regrater (n.) One who regrates.

Reindeer (n.) Any ruminant of the genus Rangifer, of the Deer family, found in the colder parts of both the Eastern and Western hemispheres, and having long irregularly branched antlers, with the brow tines palmate.

Rejecter (n.) One who rejects.

Rejoicer (n.) One who rejoices.

Relapser (n.) One who relapses.

Releaser (n.) One who releases, or sets free.

Reliever (n.) One who, or that which, relieves.

Remarker (n.) One who remarks.

Remember (v. t.) To have ( a notion or idea) come into the mind again, as previously perceived, known, or felt; to have a renewed apprehension of; to bring to mind again; to think of again; to recollect; as, I remember the fact; he remembers the events of his childhood; I cannot remember dates.

Remember (v. t.) To be capable of recalling when required; to keep in mind; to be continually aware or thoughtful of; to preserve fresh in the memory; to attend to; to think of with gratitude, affection, respect, or any other emotion.

Remember (v. t.) To put in mind; to remind; -- also used reflexively and impersonally.

Remember (v. t.) To mention.

Remember (v. t.) To recall to the mind of another, as in the friendly messages, remember me to him, he wishes to be remembered to you, etc.

Remember (v. i.) To execise or have the power of memory; as, some remember better than others.

Reminder (n.) One who, or that which, reminds; that which serves to awaken remembrance.

Remitter (n.) One who remits.

Remitter (n.) One who pardons.

Remitter (n.) One who makes remittance.

Remitter (n.) The sending or placing back of a person to a title or right he had before; the restitution of one who obtains possession of property under a defective title, to his rights under some valid title by virtue of which he might legally have entered into possession only by suit.

Renderer (n.) One who renders.

Renderer (n.) A vessel in which lard or tallow, etc., is rendered.

Renowner (n.) One who gives renown.

Renterer (n.) One who renters.

Reometer (n.) Same as Rheometer.

Repacker (n.) One who repacks.

Repairer (n.) One who, or that which, repairs, restores, or makes amends.

Repaster (n.) One who takes a repast.

Repealer (n.) One who repeals; one who seeks a repeal; specifically, an advocate for the repeal of the Articles of Union between Great Britain and Ireland.

Repeater (n.) One who, or that which, repeats.

Repeater (n.) A watch with a striking apparatus which, upon pressure of a spring, will indicate the time, usually in hours and quarters.

Repeater (n.) A repeating firearm.

Repeater (n.) An instrument for resending a telegraphic message automatically at an intermediate point.

Repeater (n.) A person who votes more than once at an election.

Repeater (n.) See Circulating decimal, under Decimal.

Repeater (n.) A pennant used to indicate that a certain flag in a hoist of signal is duplicated.

Repeller (n.) One who, or that which, repels.

Repenter (n.) One who repents.

Reporter (n.) One who reports.

Reporter (n.) An officer or person who makes authorized statements of law proceedings and decisions, or of legislative debates.

Reporter (n.) One who reports speeches, the proceedings of public meetings, news, etc., for the newspapers.

Reprimer (n.) A machine or implement for applying fresh primers to spent cartridge shells, so that the shells be used again.

Reprover (n.) One who, or that which, reproves.

Repugner (n.) One who repugns.

Repulser (n.) One who repulses, or drives back.

Requirer (n.) One who requires.

Requiter (n.) One who requites.

Reseizer (n.) One who seizes again.

Reseizer (n.) The taking of lands into the hands of the king where a general livery, or oustre le main, was formerly mis-sued, contrary to the form and order of law.

Resenter (n.) One who resents.

Reserver (n.) One who reserves.

Resetter (n.) One who receives or conceals, as stolen goods or criminal.

Resetter (n.) One who resets, or sets again.

Resigner (n.) One who resigns.

Resister (n.) One who resists.

Resolver (n.) That which decomposes, or dissolves.

Resolver (n.) That which clears up and removes difficulties, and makes the mind certain or determined.

Resolver (n.) One who resolves, or formal a firm purpose.

Resorter (n.) One who resorts; a frequenter.

Restorer (n.) One who, or that which, restores.

Retailer (n.) One who retails anything; as, a retailer of merchandise; a retailer of gossip.

Retainer (n.) One who, or that which, retains.

Retainer (n.) One who is retained or kept in service; an attendant; an adherent; a hanger-on.

Retainer (n.) Hence, a servant, not a domestic, but occasionally attending and wearing his master's livery.

Retainer (n.) The act of a client by which he engages a lawyer or counselor to manage his cause.

Retainer (n.) The act of withholding what one has in his hands by virtue of some right.

Retainer (n.) A fee paid to engage a lawyer or counselor to maintain a cause, or to prevent his being employed by the opposing party in the case; -- called also retaining fee.

Retainer (n.) The act of keeping dependents, or the state of being in dependence.

Retarder (n.) One who, or that which, retards.

Retorter (n.) One who retorts.

Returner (n.) One who returns.

Revealer (n.) One who, or that which, reveals.

Revenger (n.) One who revenges.

Reverser (n.) One who reverses.

Reverter (n.) One who, or that which, reverts.

Reverter (n.) Reversion.

Reviewer (n.) One who reviews or reexamines; an inspector; one who examines publications critically, and publishes his opinion upon their merits; a professional critic of books.

Revolter (n.) One who revolts.

Revolver (n.) One who, or that which, revolves; specifically, a firearm ( commonly a pistol) with several chambers or barrels so arranged as to revolve on an axis, and be discharged in succession by the same lock; a repeater.

Rewarder (n.) One who rewards.

Rhythmer (n.) One who writes in rhythm, esp. in poetic rhythm or meter.

Rixdaler (n.) A Dutch silver coin, worth about $1.00.

Roadster (n.) A clumsy vessel that works its way from one anchorage to another by means of the tides.

Roadster (n.) A horse that is accustomed to traveling on the high road, or is suitable for use on ordinary roads.

Roadster (n.) A bicycle or tricycle adapted for common roads rather than for the racing track.

Roadster (n.) One who drives much; a coach driver.

Roadster (n.) A hunter who keeps to the roads instead of following the hounds across country.

Rocketer (n.) A bird, especially a pheasant, which, being flushed, rises straight in the air like a rocket.

Romancer (n.) One who romances.

Roturier (n.) A person who is not of noble birth; specif., a freeman who during the prevalence of feudalism held allodial land.

Rummager (n.) One who rummages.

Rummager (n.) A person on shipboard whose business was to take charge of stowing the cargo; -- formerly written roomager, and romager.

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Sandever (n.) See Sandiver.

Sandiver (n.) A whitish substance which is cast up, as a scum, from the materials of glass in fusion, and, floating on the top, is skimmed off; -- called also glass gall.

Sarplier (n.) A coarse cloth made of hemp, and used for packing goods, etc.

Scambler (n.) 1. One who scambles.

Scambler (n.) A bold intruder upon the hospitality of others; a mealtime visitor.

Schiller (n.) The peculiar bronzelike luster observed in certain minerals, as hypersthene, schiller spar, etc. It is due to the presence of minute inclusions in parallel position, and is sometimes of secondary origin.

Schooner (n.) A large goblet or drinking glass, -- used for lager beer or ale.

Scienter (adv.) Knowingly; willfully.

Scimiter (n.) Alt. of Scimitar

Sclender (a.) Slender.

Scourger (n.) One who scourges or punishes; one who afflicts severely.

Scrawler (n.) One who scrawls; a hasty, awkward writer.

Scrubber (n.) One who, or that which, scrubs; esp., a brush used in scrubbing.

Scrubber (n.) A gas washer. See under Gas.

Scrupler (n.) One who scruples.

Scuffler (n.) One who scuffles.

Scuffler (n.) An agricultural implement resembling a scarifier, but usually lighter.

Scurrier (n.) One who scurries.

Scutcher (n.) One who scutches.

Scutcher (n.) An implement or machine for scutching hemp, flax, or cotton; etc.; a scutch; a scutching machine.

Scutiger (n.) Any species of chilopod myriapods of the genus Scutigera. They sometimes enter buildings and prey upon insects.

Seafarer (n.) One who follows the sea as a business; a mariner; a sailor.

Seamster (n.) One who sews well, or whose occupation is to sew.

Searcher (n.) One who, or that which, searhes or examines; a seeker; an inquirer; an examiner; a trier.

Searcher (n.) Formerly, an officer in London appointed to examine the bodies of the dead, and report the cause of death.

Searcher (n.) An officer of the customs whose business it is to search ships, merchandise, luggage, etc.

Searcher (n.) An inspector of leather.

Searcher (n.) An instrument for examining the bore of a cannon, to detect cavities.

Searcher (n.) An implement for sampling butter; a butter trier.

Searcher (n.) An instrument for feeling after calculi in the bladder, etc.

Seasoner (n.) One who, or that which, seasons, or gives a relish; a seasoning.

Seconder (n.) One who seconds or supports what another attempts, affirms, moves, or proposes; as, the seconder of an enterprise or of a motion.

Semester (n.) A period of six months; especially, a term in a college or uneversity which divides the year into two terms.

Sempster (n.) A seamster.

Sermoner (n.) A preacher; a sermonizer.

Shaffler (n.) A hobbler; one who limps; a shuffer.

Sheather (n.) One who sheathes.

Shepster (n.) A seamstress.

Shingler (n.) One who shingles.

Shingler (n.) A machine for shingling puddled iron.

Shoulder (n.) The joint, or the region of the joint, by which the fore limb is connected with the body or with the shoulder girdle; the projection formed by the bones and muscles about that joint.

Shoulder (n.) The flesh and muscles connected with the shoulder joint; the upper part of the back; that part of the human frame on which it is most easy to carry a heavy burden; -- often used in the plural.

Shoulder (n.) Fig.: That which supports or sustains; support.

Shoulder (n.) That which resembles a human shoulder, as any protuberance or projection from the body of a thing.

Shoulder (n.) The upper joint of the fore leg and adjacent parts of an animal, dressed for market; as, a shoulder of mutton.

Shoulder (n.) The angle of a bastion included between the face and flank. See Illust. of Bastion.

Shoulder (n.) An abrupt projection which forms an abutment on an object, or limits motion, etc., as the projection around a tenon at the end of a piece of timber, the part of the top of a type which projects beyond the base of the raised character, etc.

Shoulder (v. t.) To push or thrust with the shoulder; to push with violence; to jostle.

Shoulder (v. t.) To take upon the shoulder or shoulders; as, to shoulder a basket; hence, to assume the burden or responsibility of; as, to shoulder blame; to shoulder a debt.

Shoveler (n.) One who, or that which, shovels.

Shragger (n.) One who lops; one who trims trees.

Shrieker (n.) One who utters a shriek.

Shrimper (n.) One who fishes for shrimps.

Shrinker (n.) One who shrinks; one who withdraws from danger.

Shuffler (n.) One who shuffles.

Shuffler (n.) Either one of the three common American scaup ducks. See Scaup duck, under Scaup.

Signifer (a.) Bearing signs.

Simperer (n.) One who simpers.

Singster (n.) A songstress.

Sinister (a.) On the left hand, or the side of the left hand; left; -- opposed to dexter, or right.

Sinister (a.) Unlucky; inauspicious; disastrous; injurious; evil; -- the left being usually regarded as the unlucky side; as, sinister influences.

Sinister (a.) Wrong, as springing from indirection or obliquity; perverse; dishonest; corrupt; as, sinister aims.

Sinister (a.) Indicative of lurking evil or harm; boding covert danger; as, a sinister countenance.

Sketcher (n.) One who sketches.

Scopster (n.) The saury.

Slaverer (n.) A driveler; an idiot.

Slighter (n.) One who slights.

Smoulder (v. i.) To burn and smoke without flame; to waste away by a slow and supressed combustion.

Smoulder (v. i.) To exist in a state of suppressed or smothered activity; to burn inwardly; as, a smoldering feud.

Smoulder (v. t.) To smother; to suffocate; to choke.

Smoulder (n.) Smoke; smother.

Smoother (n.) One who, or that which, smooths.

Smoulder (v. i.) See Smolder.

Smuggler (n.) One who smuggles.

Smuggler (n.) A vessel employed in smuggling.

Snatcher (n.) One who snatches, or takes abruptly.

Sniggger (v. i.) See Snicker.

Sniveler (n.) One who snivels, esp. one who snivels habitually.

Snuffler (n.) One who snuffles; one who uses cant.

Softener (n.) One who, or that which, softens.

Solander (n.) See Sallenders.

Solderer (n.) One who solders.

Songster (n.) One who sings; one skilled in singing; -- not often applied to human beings.

Songster (n.) A singing bird.

Sonneter (n.) A composer of sonnets.

Sorcerer (n.) A conjurer; an enchanter; a magician.

Spangler (n.) One who, or that which, spangles.

Sparkler (n.) One who scatters; esp., one who scatters money; an improvident person.

Sparkler (n.) One who, or that which, sparkles.

Sparkler (n.) A tiger beetle.

Spinster (n.) A woman who spins, or whose occupation is to spin.

Spinster (n.) A man who spins.

Spinster (n.) An unmarried or single woman; -- used in legal proceedings as a title, or addition to the surname.

Spinster (n.) A woman of evil life and character; -- so called from being forced to spin in a house of correction.

Spirifer (n.) Any one of numerous species of fossil brachipods of the genus Spirifer, or Delthyris, and allied genera, in which the long calcareous supports of the arms form a large spiral, or helix, on each side.

Splasher (n.) One who, or that which, splashes.

Splasher (n.) One of the guarde over the wheels, as of a carriage, locomotive, etc.

Splasher (n.) A guard to keep off splashes from anything.

Splatter (v. i. & t.) To spatter; to splash.

Splinter (n.) To split or rend into long, thin pieces; to shiver; as, the lightning splinters a tree.

Splinter (n.) To fasten or confine with splinters, or splints, as a broken limb.

Splinter (v. i.) To become split into long pieces.

Splinter (n.) A thin piece split or rent off lengthwise, as from wood, bone, or other solid substance; a thin piece; a sliver; as, splinters of a ship's mast rent off by a shot.

Splitter (n.) One who, or that which, splits.

Splutter (v. i.) To speak hastily and confusedly; to sputter.

Splutter (n.) A confused noise, as of hasty speaking.

Spreader (n.) One who, or that which, spreads, expands, or propogates.

Spreader (n.) A machine for combining and drawing fibers of flax to form a sliver preparatory to spinning.

Springer (n.) One who, or that which, springs; specifically, one who rouses game.

Springer (n.) A young plant.

Springer (n.) The impost, or point at which an arch rests upon its support, and from which it seems to spring.

Springer (n.) The bottom stone of an arch, which lies on the impost. The skew back is one form of springer.

Springer (n.) The rib of a groined vault, as being the solid abutment for each section of vaulting.

Springer (n.) The grampus.

Springer (n.) A variety of the field spaniel. See Spaniel.

Springer (n.) A species of antelope; the sprinkbok.

Sprinter (n.) One who sprints; one who runs in sprint races; as, a champion sprinter.

Spurrier (n.) One whose occupation is to make spurs.

Squaller (n.) One who squalls; a screamer.

Squander (v. t.) To scatter; to disperse.

Squander (v. t.) To spend lavishly or profusely; to spend prodigally or wastefully; to use without economy or judgment; to dissipate; as, to squander an estate.

Squander (v. i.) To spend lavishly; to be wasteful.

Squander (v. i.) To wander at random; to scatter.

Squander (n.) The act of squandering; waste.

Squasher (n.) One who, or that which, squashes.

Squatter (n.) One who squats; specifically, one who settles unlawfully upon land without a title. In the United States and Australia the term is sometimes applied also to a person who settles lawfully upon government land under permission and restrictions, before acquiring title.

Squatter (n.) See Squat snipe, under Squat.

Squeaker (n.) One who, or that which, squeaks.

Squeaker (n.) The Australian gray crow shrile (Strepera anaphonesis); -- so called from its note.

Squealer (n.) One who, or that which, squeals.

Squealer (n.) The European swift.

Squealer (n.) The harlequin duck.

Squealer (n.) The American golden plover.

Squeezer (n.) One who, or that which, squeezes; as, a lemon squeezer.

Squeezer (n.) A machine like a large pair of pliers, for shingling, or squeezing, the balls of metal when puddled; -- used only in the plural.

Squeezer (n.) A machine of several forms for the same purpose; -- used in the singular.

Squinter (n.) One who squints.

Squirter (n.) One who, or that which, squirts.

Staffier (n.) An attendant bearing a staff.

Stancher (n.) One who, or that which, stanches, or stops, the flowing, as of blood.

Starcher (n.) One who starches.

Stickler (v. t.) One who stickles.

Stickler (v. t.) One who arbitrates a duel; a sidesman to a fencer; a second; an umpire.

Stickler (v. t.) One who pertinaciously contends for some trifling things, as a point of etiquette; an unreasonable, obstinate contender; as, a stickler for ceremony.

Stitcher (n.) One who stitches; a seamstress.

Strainer (n.) One who strains.

Stranger (n.) One who is strange, foreign, or unknown.

Stranger (n.) One who comes from a foreign land; a foreigner.

Stranger (n.) One whose home is at a distance from the place where he is, but in the same country.

Stranger (n.) One who is unknown or unacquainted; as, the gentleman is a stranger to me; hence, one not admitted to communication, fellowship, or acquaintance.

Stranger (n.) One not belonging to the family or household; a guest; a visitor.

Stranger (v. t.) To estrange; to alienate.

Strapper (n.) One who uses strap.

Strapper (n.) A person or thing of uncommon size.

Streamer (n.) An ensign, flag, or pennant, which floats in the wind; specifically, a long, narrow, ribbonlike flag.

Streamer (n.) A stream or column of light shooting upward from the horizon, constituting one of the forms of the aurora borealis.

Streamer (n.) A searcher for stream tin.

Strenger () Alt. of Strengest

Stringer (n.) One who strings; one who makes or provides strings, especially for bows.

Stringer (n.) A libertine; a wencher.

Stringer (n.) A longitudinal sleeper.

Stringer (n.) A streak of planking carried round the inside of a vessel on the under side of the beams.

Stringer (n.) A long horizontal timber to connect uprights in a frame, or to support a floor or the like.

Stripper (n.) One who, or that which, strips; specifically, a machine for stripping cards.

Stroller (n.) One who strolls; a vagrant.

Strutter (n.) One who struts.

Stuccoer (n.) One who stuccoes.

Stumbler (n.) One who stumbles.

Subibfer (v. t. & i.) To infer from an inference already made.

Suborder (n.) A division of an order; a group of genera of a little lower rank than an order and of greater importance than a tribe or family; as, cichoraceous plants form a suborder of Compositae.

Suborner (n.) One who suborns or procures another to take, a false oath; one who procures another to do a bad action.

Succorer (n.) One who affords succor; a helper.

Sufferer (n.) One who suffers; one who endures or undergoes suffering; one who sustains inconvenience or loss; as, sufferers by poverty or sickness; men are sufferers by fire or by losses at sea.

Sufferer (n.) One who permits or allows.

Summoner (v. t.) One who summons; one who cites by authority; specifically, a petty officer formerly employed to summon persons to appear in court; an apparitor.

Supplier (n.) One who supplies.

Surfacer (n.) A form of machine for dressing the surface of wood, metal, stone, etc.

Surmiser (n.) One who surmises.

Surviver (n.) One who survives; a survivor.

Swaddler (n.) A term of contempt for an Irish Methodist.

Swindler (n.) One who swindles, or defrauds grossly; one who makes a practice of defrauding others by imposition or deliberate artifice; a cheat.

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Tabarder (n.) One who wears a tabard.

Tabarder (n.) A scholar on the foundation of Queen's College, Oxford, England, whose original dress was a tabard.

Tafferer (n.) See Taffrail.

Tallower (n.) An animal which produces tallow.

Tamperer (n.) One who tampers; one who deals unfairly.

Taverner (n.) One who keeps a tavern.

Taxpayer (n.) One who is assessed and pays a tax.

Teamster (n.) One who drives a team.

Teaseler (n.) One who uses teasels for raising a nap on cloth.

Temperer (n.) One who, or that which, tempers; specifically, a machine in which lime, cement, stone, etc., are mixed with water.

Terminer (n.) A determining; as, in oyer and terminer. See Oyer.

Thatcher (n.) One who thatches.

Thirster (n.) One who thirsts.

Thrasher (n.) Alt. of Thresher

Thresher (n.) One who, or that which, thrashes grain; a thrashing machine.

Thresher (n.) A name given to the brown thrush and other allied species. See Brown thrush.

Threader (n.) A device for assisting in threading a needle.

Threader (n.) A tool or machine for forming a thread on a screw or in a nut.

Thresher (n.) Same as Thrasher.

Thrusher (n.) The song thrush.

Thruster (n.) One who thrusts or stabs.

Thwarter (n.) A disease in sheep, indicated by shaking, trembling, or convulsive motions.

Timoneer (n.) A helmsman.

Together (prep.) In company or association with respect to place or time; as, to live together in one house; to live together in the same age; they walked together to the town.

Together (prep.) In or into union; into junction; as, to sew, knit, or fasten two things together; to mix things together.

Together (prep.) In concert; with mutual cooperation; as, the allies made war upon France together.

Torturer (n.) One who tortures; a tormentor.

Totterer (n.) One who totters.

Traducer (n.) One who traduces; a slanderer; a calumniator.

Traducer (n.) One who derives or deduces.

Trampler (n.) One who tramples; one who treads down; as, a trampler on nature's law.

Transfer (v. t.) To convey from one place or person another; to transport, remove, or cause to pass, to another place or person; as, to transfer the laws of one country to another; to transfer suspicion.

Transfer (v. t.) To make over the possession or control of; to pass; to convey, as a right, from one person to another; to give; as, the title to land is transferred by deed.

Transfer (v. t.) To remove from one substance or surface to another; as, to transfer drawings or engravings to a lithographic stone.

Transfer (n.) The act of transferring, or the state of being transferred; the removal or conveyance of a thing from one place or person to another.

Transfer (n.) The conveyance of right, title, or property, either real or personal, from one person to another, whether by sale, by gift, or otherwise.

Transfer (n.) That which is transferred.

Transfer (n.) A picture, or the like, removed from one body or ground to another, as from wood to canvas, or from one piece of canvas to another.

Transfer (n.) A drawing or writing printed off from one surface on another, as in ceramics and in many decorative arts.

Transfer (n.) A soldier removed from one troop, or body of troops, and placed in another.

Transfer (n.) A pathological process by virtue of which a unilateral morbid condition on being abolished on one side of the body makes its appearance in the corresponding region upon the other side.

Traunter (n.) Same as Tranter.

Traveler (n.) One who travels; one who has traveled much.

Traveler (n.) A commercial agent who travels for the purpose of receiving orders for merchants, making collections, etc.

Traveler (n.) A traveling crane. See under Crane.

Traveler (n.) The metal loop which travels around the ring surrounding the bobbin, in a ring spinner.

Traveler (n.) An iron encircling a rope, bar, spar, or the like, and sliding thereon.

Treacher (n.) A traitor; a cheat.

Trembler (n.) One who trembles.

Trencher (v. t.) One who trenches; esp., one who cuts or digs ditches.

Trencher (v. t.) A large wooden plate or platter, as for table use.

Trencher (v. t.) The table; hence, the pleasures of the table; food.

Triander (n.) Any one of the Triandria.

Tributer (n.) One who works for a certain portion of the ore, or its value.

Triddler (n.) The jacksnipe.

Trimeter (a.) Consisting of three poetical measures.

Trimeter (n.) A poetical division of verse, consisting of three measures.

Troubler (n.) One who troubles or disturbs; one who afflicts or molests; a disturber; as, a troubler of the peace.

Truckler (n.) One who truckles, or yields servilely to the will of another.

Tumulter (n.) A maker of tumults.

Turnover (n.) The act or result of turning over; an upset; as, a bad turnover in a carriage.

Turnover (n.) A semicircular pie or tart made by turning one half of a circular crust over the other, inclosing the fruit or other materials.

Turnover (n.) An apprentice, in any trade, who is handed over from one master to another to complete his time.

Turnover (a.) Admitting of being turned over; made to be turned over; as, a turnover collar, etc.

Twaddler (n.) One who prates in a weak and silly manner, like one whose faculties are decayed.

Twattler (n.) One who twattles; a twaddler.

Twinkler (n.) One who, or that which, twinkles, or winks; a winker; an eye.

Twitcher (n.) One who, or that which, twitches.

Typifier (n.) One who, or that which, typifies.

Udometer (n.) A rain gauge.

Uncapper (n.) An instrument for removing an explode cap from a cartridge shell.

Uncenter (v. t.) Alt. of Uncentre

Uncipher (v. t.) To decipher; as, to uncipher a letter.

Uncypher (v. t.) See Uncipher.

Unfetter (v. t.) To loose from fetters or from restraint; to unchain; to unshackle; to liberate; as, to unfetter the mind.

Unflower (v. t.) To strip of flowers.

Unfolder (n.) One who, or that which, unfolds.

Unlimber (v. t.) To detach the limber from; as, to unlimber a gun.

Unloader (n.) One who, or that which, unloads; a device for unloading, as hay from a wagon.

Unmember (v. t.) To deprive of membership, as in a church.

Unpacker (n.) One who unpacks.

Unproper (a.) Not proper or peculiar; improper.

Unpucker (v. t.) To smooth away the puckers or wrinkles of.

Unsister (v. t.) To separate, as sisters; to disjoin.

Unsolder (v. t.) To separate or disunite, as what has been soldered; hence, to divide; to sunder.

Untemper (v. t.) To deprive of temper, or of the proper degree of temper; to make soft.

Unveiler (n.) One who removes a veil.

Unwonder (v. t.) To divest of the quality of wonder or mystery; to interpret; to explain.

Upgather (v. t.) To gather up; to contract; to draw together.

Upholder (n.) A broker or auctioneer; a tradesman.

Upholder (n.) An undertaker, or provider for funerals.

Upholder (n.) An upholsterer.

Upholder (n.) One who, or that which, upholds; a supporter; a defender; a sustainer.

Uplander (n.) One dwelling in the upland; hence, a countryman; a rustic.

Uplander (n.) The upland sandpiper.

Venturer (n.) One who ventures, or puts to hazard; an adventurer.

Venturer (n.) A strumpet; a prostitute.

Verderer (n.) Alt. of Verderor

Verditer (n.) Verdigris.

Verditer (n.) Either one of two pigments (called blue verditer, and green verditer) which are made by treating copper nitrate with calcium carbonate (in the form of lime, whiting, chalk, etc.) They consist of hydrated copper carbonates analogous to the minerals azurite and malachite.

Verifier (n.) One who, or that which, verifies.

Verteber (n.) A vertebra.

Viameter (n.) An odometer; -- called also viatometer.

Vilifier (n.) One who vilifies or defames.

Villager (n.) An inhabitant of a village.

Vintager (n.) One who gathers the vintage.

Wallower (n.) One who, or that which, wallows.

Wallower (n.) A lantern wheel; a trundle.

Wanderer (n.) One who wanders; a rambler; one who roves; hence, one who deviates from duty.

Warfarer (n.) One engaged in warfare; a military man; a soldier; a warrior.

Warrener (n.) The keeper of a warren.

Wayfarer (n.) One who travels; a traveler; a passenger.

Waylayer (n.) One who waylays another.

Waymaker (n.) One who makes a way; a precursor.

Waywiser (n.) An instrument for measuring the distance which one has traveled on the road; an odometer, pedometer, or perambulator.

Weakener (n.) One who, or that which, weakens.

Welcomer (n.) One who welcomes; one who salutes, or receives kindly, a newcomer.

Welldoer (n.) One who does well; one who does good to another; a benefactor.

Whate'er (pron.) A contraction of what-ever; -- used in poetry.

Whatever (pron.) Anything soever which; the thing or things of any kind; being this or that; of one nature or another; one thing or another; anything that may be; all that; the whole that; all particulars that; -- used both substantively and adjectively.

Whene'er (adv. & conj.) Whenever.

Whenever (adv. & conj.) At whatever time.

Where'er (adv.) Wherever; -- a contracted and poetical form.

Wherever (adv.) At or in whatever place; wheresoever.

Whiffler (n.) One who whiffles, or frequently changes his opinion or course; one who uses shifts and evasions in argument; hence, a trifler.

Whiffler (n.) One who plays on a whiffle; a fifer or piper.

Whiffler (n.) An officer who went before procession to clear the way by blowing a horn, or otherwise; hence, any person who marched at the head of a procession; a harbinger.

Whiffler (n.) The golden-eye.

Whipster (n.) A nimble little fellow; a whippersnapper.

Whistler (n.) One who, or that which, whistles, or produces or a whistling sound.

Whistler (n.) The ring ousel.

Whistler (n.) The widgeon.

Whistler (n.) The golden-eye.

Whistler (n.) The golden plover and the gray plover.

Whistler (n.) The hoary, or northern, marmot (Arctomys pruinosus).

Whistler (n.) The whistlefish.

Whitener (n.) One who, or that which, whitens; a bleacher; a blancher; a whitewasher.

Whitster (n.) A whitener; a bleacher; a whitester.

Willower (n.) A willow. See Willow, n., 2.

Winnower (n.) One who, or that which, winnows; specifically, a winnowing machine.

Wonderer (n.) One who wonders.

Wrangler (n.) An angry disputant; one who disputes with heat or peevishness.

Wrangler (n.) One of those who stand in the first rank of honors in the University of Cambridge, England. They are called, according to their rank, senior wrangler, second wrangler, third wrangler, etc. Cf. Optime.

Wrestler (n.) One who wrestles; one who is skillful in wrestling.

Wriggler (n.) One who, or that which, wriggles.

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Mark McCracken

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