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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who cries out or gives an alarm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who cries out or gives an alarm; specifically, a balker; a conder. See balker.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A man stationed at the bow of a boat engaged in seining, to watch the movements of the fish and direct the course of the boat accordingly.
  • n. A man stationed on a hill or at a masthead to signal to fishing-boats the course taken by shoals of pilchard, herring, or other fish which shoal. Also called balker.

Etymologies

hue +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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