Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of ask ("an eft or newt").
  • n. The person who asks a question

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who asks; a petitioner; an inquirer.
  • n. An ask; a water newt.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who asks; a petitioner; an inquirer.
  • n. Same as ask.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who asks a question

Etymologies

From Middle English aske, arske, from Old English āþexe ("newt, lizard"). More at ask. (Wiktionary)
ask +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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