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- n. A keeper of dogs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A dog keeper.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A keeper of hounds.
Either from German word for "feeder", or corrupted from Old French vautrier, vaultrier; from vaultre, viautre, a kind of hound, from Latin vertragus, vertraga, a greyhound. The last is of Celtic origin. (Wiktionary)