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  1. a person or thing that returns
  2. a person who goes back to work after a break, esp a woman who has had children
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Historical Examples

  • In comparison with the others he is the Returner through the Occident.

    Homer's Odyssey

    Denton J. Snider

  • The returner is also of cast iron, serrated on the edge, to admit the free flowing of the liquor to the mill-bed.