- Bram [bram] /bræm/Abraham Stoker, 1847–1912, British novelist, born in Ireland: creator of Dracula.
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- a person employed to tend a furnace, as on a steamship
Word Origin for stoker
C17: from Dutch, from stoken to stoke
- Bram, original name Abraham Stoker. 1847–1912, Irish novelist, author of Dracula (1897)
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1650s, agent noun from stoke (v.).
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