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.

Origin of fencer

First recorded in 1565–75; fence + -er1
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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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