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stayer

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EtymologyEdit

stay +‎ -er

NounEdit

stayer (plural stayers)

  1. One who, or that which, upholds or supports; a prop.
  2. One who, or that which, stays, stops, or restrains.
  3. (sports, informal) An athlete, horse, etc. with staying power.
    • 2009 January 31, Adam Hamilton, “Feelgood ending is no sure thing”, Herald Sun:
      Manwarra Goforgold is the stayer in the race.

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