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expeller

[ik-spel-er] /ɪkˈspɛl ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that expels.
2.
a press used to extract oil from corn, soybeans, etc.
Origin of expeller
1570-1580
First recorded in 1570-80; expel + -er1
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  • In his dream he stood before the shrine of Khonsu, expeller of Demons.

  • O Philosophye, the guide of life, (exclameth Tullie) the inquisitor of Vertue and expeller of vice.

    The Palace of Pleasure William Painter
  • But he had a more serious phase, for when he was not a gambler he was an expeller of Demons, a most popular accomplishment.

    It Happened in Egypt C. N. Williamson
  • At a place called Weinsberg lived a man named Justinus Kerner, who exercised the profession of an exorcist or expeller of devils.

    Lola Montez Edmund B. d'Auvergne
  • As the expeller of hard money, small notes were the bane and curse of a country.

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