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leveller

[ lev-uh-ler ]
/ ˈlɛv ə lər /
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noun

(usually initial capital letter) (during the British Civil War) a member of the Parliamentary army advocating constitutional reforms, equal rights, and religious tolerance.
Chiefly British. leveler.

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Origin of leveller

First recorded in 1590–1600; level + -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM leveller

self-lev·el·ler, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for leveller

leveller

US leveler

/ (ˈlɛvələ) /

noun

a person or thing that levels
a person who works for the abolition of inequalities
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