poler

[poh-ler]

noun

a person or thing that poles.

Origin of poler

First recorded in 1680–90; pole1 + -er1
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Examples from the Web for poler

Historical Examples of poler

  • He flunked in Greek and mathematics sufficiently to escape the epithet of Poler.

    The Eternal Boy

    Owen Johnson

  • Everyone at college is called a student, but a poler is one who studies to excess.

    The Adventures of a Freshman

    Jesse Lynch Williams

  • They jokingly called him "Poler Todd," and made him treat the whole club to cigars on the way back from dinner.

    The Adventures of a Freshman

    Jesse Lynch Williams


British Dictionary definitions for poler

poler

noun

another name for pole horse
a person or thing that poles, esp a punter
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