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- n. One who pounces.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the medieval church in England, a gold or silver thumb-stall placed upon the thumb of a bishop's right hand after it had been dipped in chrism or holy oil, used out of reverence for the hallowed oils and in order to avoid soiling his vestments until he had washed his hands. Also poncer, ponser, ponsir, thumb-stall.
- n. Same as pounce, 2.
pounce + -er (Wiktionary)