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From Middle English, from Old English

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writer (plural writers)

  1. A person who writes, or produces literary work.
    Has your girlfriend written you a letter yet? She’s quite a writer!
  2. (historical) A clerk of a certain rank in the service of the East India Company, who, after serving a certain number of years, became a factor.
  3. Anything that writes or produces output.
    • 2001, Cay S. Horstmann, ‎Gary Cornell, Core Java 2: Fundamentals (page 715)
      If the writer is set to autoflush mode, then all characters in the buffer are sent to their destination whenever println is called.

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