Stoker

[ stoh-ker ]
/ ˈstoʊ kər /

noun

Bram [bram] /bræm/Abraham Stoker, 1847–1912, British novelist, born in Ireland: creator of Dracula.

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British Dictionary definitions for bram stoker

stoker

/ (ˈstəʊkə) /

noun

a person employed to tend a furnace, as on a steamship

Word Origin for stoker

C17: from Dutch, from stoken to stoke

Stoker

/ (ˈstəʊkə) /

noun

Bram, original name Abraham Stoker. 1847–1912, Irish novelist, author of Dracula (1897)
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Word Origin and History for bram stoker

stoker

1650s, agent noun from stoke (v.).

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