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surviver

n.

c.1600, rare nativized agent noun from survive.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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Historical Examples

  • Agesilaus the surviver of them fell, and counterfeiting himself dead, gained an opportunity of escaping.

    Reflections on the Rise and Fall of the Ancient Republicks

    Edward Wortley Montagu

  • The mysterious pain of partings presses upon the returned traveller and the surviver with nearly equal force.