Origin of compiler
Examples from the Web for compiler
Jacobus, né Jacopo, was a 13th-century Genoan archbishop and compiler of what we might call Lies of the Saints.
The compiler adds, very coolly, as though a natural consequence, And Asa slept with his fathers!The Funny Side of Physic|A. D. Crabtre
Hill was a compiler of books and a hackneyed practitioner in the arts of that profession.
It was kept under seal until Napoleon's death, and then restored to the compiler.The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)|John Holland Rose
British Dictionary definitions for compiler
Word Origin and History for compiler
early 14c., from Anglo-French compilour, Old French compileur "author, chronicler," from Latin compilatorem, agent noun from compilare (see compile). Another form of the word current in early Modern English was compilator, directly from the Latin.