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sender

[sen-der]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that sends.
  2. a transmitter of electric pulses, as in telegraphy.
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Origin of sender

1150–1200; Middle English; send1, -er1
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n.

c.1200, agent noun from send (v.). In 1930s slang, a popular musician or song. Sendee is recorded from 1806.

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