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advancer

[ad-van-ser, -vahn-]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that advances.
  2. the second branch of the antlers of a buck.
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Origin of advancer

First recorded in 1490–1500; see origin at advance, -er1
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Examples from the Web for advancer

Historical Examples

  • Fur′therance, a helping forward; Fur′therer, a promoter, advancer.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)

    Various

  • Every eye turned toward the advancer of the bid,—a long man, with a wild red beard.

    The Tobacco Tiller

    Sarah Bell Hackley