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charger1

[chahr-jer] /ˈtʃɑr dʒər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that charges.
2.
a horse of a kind suitable to be ridden in battle.
3.
Electricity. an apparatus that charges storage batteries.
Origin of charger1
1475-1485
First recorded in 1475-85; charge + -er1

charger2

[chahr-jer] /ˈtʃɑr dʒər/
noun
1.
a platter.
2.
a large, shallow dish for liquids.
Origin
First recorded in 1275-1325, charger is from the Middle English word chargeour. See charge, -or2
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charger1

/ˈtʃɑːdʒə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that charges
2.
a large strong horse formerly ridden into battle
3.
a device for charging or recharging an accumulator or rechargeable battery

charger2

/ˈtʃɑːdʒə/
noun
1.
(antiques) a large dish for serving at table or for display
Word Origin
C14 chargeour something to bear a load, from chargen to charge
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Word Origin and History for charger
n.

late 15c., "one who loads," agent noun from charge (v.). Meaning "horse ridden in charging" is from 1762.

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charger

noun

A driver,espofa hot rod (1950s+ Hot rodders)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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