charger

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[ chahr-jer ]
/ ˈtʃɑr dʒər /

noun

a person or thing that charges.
a horse of a kind suitable to be ridden in battle.
Electricity. an apparatus that charges storage batteries.

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Origin of charger

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First recorded in 1475–85; charge + -er1

Definition for charger (2 of 2)

charger2
[ chahr-jer ]
/ ˈtʃɑr dʒər /

noun

a platter.
a large, shallow dish for liquids.

Origin of charger

2
First recorded in 1275–1325, charger is from the Middle English word chargeour. See charge, -or2
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British Dictionary definitions for charger (1 of 2)

charger1
/ (ˈtʃɑːdʒə) /

noun

a person or thing that charges
a large strong horse formerly ridden into battle
a device for charging or recharging an accumulator or rechargeable battery

British Dictionary definitions for charger (2 of 2)

charger2
/ (ˈtʃɑːdʒə) /

noun

antiques a large dish for serving at table or for display

Word Origin for charger

C14 chargeour something to bear a load, from chargen to charge
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