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expeller

[ik-spel-er]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that expels.
  2. a press used to extract oil from corn, soybeans, etc.
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Origin of expeller

First recorded in 1570–80; expel + -er1
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Examples from the Web for expeller

Historical Examples

  • In his dream he stood before the shrine of Khonsu, Expeller of Demons.

    Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt

    Lewis Spence

  • O Philosophye, the guide of life, (exclameth Tullie) the inquisitor of Vertue and expeller of vice.

    The Palace of Pleasure

    William Painter

  • But he had a more serious phase, for when he was not a gambler he was an Expeller of Demons, a most popular accomplishment.

    It Happened in Egypt

    C. N. Williamson

  • At a place called Weinsberg lived a man named Justinus Kerner, who exercised the profession of an exorcist or expeller of devils.

    Lola Montez

    Edmund B. d'Auvergne

  • As the expeller of hard money, small notes were the bane and curse of a country.