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reliefer

[ ri-lee-fer ]
/ rɪˈli fər /
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noun

Baseball. relief pitcher.
a person who, because of old age, indigence, physical disability, or the like, receives welfare benefits from the state.
a person who temporarily replaces someone else.

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Origin of reliefer

First recorded in 1790–1800; relief1 + -er1
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