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raise +‎ -er

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raiser (plural raisers)

  1. A person or thing that raises.
    She is a raiser of gerbils.
    • 1857, Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit, book 2, chapter 31
      Be guided only by the healer of the sick, the raiser of the dead, the friend of all who were afflicted and forlorn, the patient Master who shed tears of compassion for our infirmities.
  2. A kind of armchair with a standing-up system.
  3. (architecture) The upright board on the front of a step in a flight of steps.

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