treacher

See also: Treacher

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English trecher, from Old French trecheor (modern tricheur), from trechier, tricher (to cheat, trick). Compare English trick.

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NounEdit

treacher (plural treachers)

  1. (archaic) A traitor or deceiver.
    • 1968, Stewart Alsop, The Center: People and Power in Political Washington:
      “Fruits and treachers,” he said. “Nothin' in there but treachers and fruits. I see 'em goin' in and out all day, in their tammyshanters and their fur-covered shoes. Fruits and treachers, the place is full of 'em.”

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