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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that frames: a picture framer; a framer of new laws.
  • n. One of the people who wrote the U.S. Constitution.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who makes frames for paintings
  • n. A person who assembles the timbers of a wood-framed building
  • n. A person who writes a new law

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who frames

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who frames; a maker; a contriver.

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

  • n. someone who writes a new law or plan
  • n. someone who makes frames (as for pictures)

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