- leveling instrument,
- leveling rod,
- levelling screw,
- leven, loch
Origin of leveller
Origin of leveler
Examples from the Web for levellers
"Nobody but one o' these here Radicals and levellers could talk o' doing away with such proper institutions," affirmed Spizey.In the Mayor's Parlour|J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
This Anthony Sedley must have been one of the three hundred and forty Levellers who were imprisoned here in 1649.A Cotswold Village|J. Arthur Gibbs
He thought every one was amenable to reason—bishops and levellers included.
Signor Conte, I have heard of levellers, but I have never seen one: all are disposed to level down, but nobody to level up.Imaginary Conversations and Poems|Walter Savage Landor
Levellers were persecuted by the young, and suspected by the old.
1590s, someone or something that makes level; agent noun of level (v.). From 1640s as the name of a political party of the time of Charles I that advocated abolishing all differences of position and rank.