Origin of loader
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I was stationed at the braces, and quartered at the long thirty-two as second loader.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
With the Wenman, who drove the wain, we may mention the Leader or Loader.The Romance of Names
Then suddenly the loader relaxed his grip and lay limp and still.
"Lend me a loader for half an hour, Sir William," he begged.The Double Four
E. Phillips Oppenheim
One of the men of the crew was the loader, and he was likewise able to fire the piece.America's Munitions 1917-1918
- a person who loads a gun or other firearm
- (in combination) designating a firearm or machine loaded in a particular waybreech-loader; top-loader
- computing a system program that takes a program in a form close to machine code and places it into a memory for execution
Word Origin and History for loader
late 15c., "person who loads," agent noun from load (v.). Of machinery, by 1862.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper