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claimer

[ kley-mer ]
/ ˈkleɪ mər /
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noun

a person who makes a claim; claimant.
Horse Racing.
  1. a horse participating in a claiming race.
  2. claiming race.

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Origin of claimer

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at claim, -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM claimer

pre·claim·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for claimer

  • The real Haslop was a bounty-claimer, which means that he must have made thousands of planetfalls before crashing here.

    Problem on Balak|Roger D. Aycock
  • In this situation, Britain thought it worth her while to claim them, and the continent received and acknowledged the claimer.

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