Examples from the Web for reliever
Reliever, a coat worn in turn by any party of poor devils whose wardrobes are in pawn.The Slang Dictionary|John Camden Hotten
Reliever:—Go back you need not, for in no place where you go will you find a want at all.The Pilgrim's Progress in Words of One Syllable|Mary Godolphin
This Reliever then came up to the women and asked them how they did.The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan|John Bunyan
What say you to Mithridates of Pergamos, my reliever and rescuer, the great son of Eupator?Caesar and Cleopatra|George Bernard Shaw
British Dictionary definitions for reliever
Word Origin and History for reliever
late 15c., agent noun from relieve. Baseball sense ("relief pitcher") is attested by 1945.