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fencer

[ fen-ser ]
/ ˈfɛn sər /
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noun

a person who practices the art of fencing with a sword, foil, etc.
a person who fences.
a horse trained to jump barriers, as for show or sport.
Australian. a person who builds or repairs fences.

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Origin of fencer

First recorded in 1565–75; fence + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for fencer

fencer
/ (ˈfɛnsə) /

noun

a person who fights with a sword, esp one who practises the art of fencing
mainly Australian and NZ a person who erects and repairs fences
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