Definitions

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  • n. One who repeals.
  • n. One who seeks a repeal; specifically, an advocate for the repeal of the Articles of Union between Great Britain and Ireland.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who repeals; one who seeks a repeal; specifically, an advocate for the repeal of the Articles of Union between Great Britain and Ireland.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who repeals; one who desires repeal; specifically, an agitator for repeal of the Articles of Union between Great Britain and Ireland.

Etymologies

repeal +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Now, though, Cornyn is giving in to pressure from the far-right and wants to square this view with repealer sentiments:

    Matthew Yglesias » Cornyn Backtracks, Now Supports Full Repeal

  • The entire bill, officially known as "S3501-2011: Relates to retaining quality teachers when teaching positions are eliminated in city school districts in cities with a population of one million or more; repealer," annoys me but there are several provisions that are particularly annoying, in fact, not just illogical, but mean spirited, and shows the true intention of the bill.

    Peter Zucker: A Poison Pill From Albany Just for Experienced Teachers

  • The list includes Steve Stivers in Ohio, and Vaughn Ward, an Idaho Republican who lost his primary race to a more devoted 17th Amendment repealer.

    Ken Buck Clarifies Position: He Doesn't Want To Repeal 17th Amendment

  • With GOP Senator Kit Bond, he introduced a repealer bill shortly after the Dems took over Congress, with few expecting that it would be touched.

    With Little Notice, Leahy Pushes Through Repeal of a Scary Bush Power Grab

  • To further show that Clause 8 would sustain your suggested law, one need only ask whether Congress has the constitutional power to end the war by voting to repeal its authorization of war, and to override a veto of the repealer: Of course Congress has the constitutional authority to do these things.

    Comment on Blog

  • The big swagger about "great principles" eventuates, however, in denouncing by speech from the throne repeal as high treason, and O'Connell the repealer as a traitor to the state; and next, with cap in hand, and most mendicant meanness, supplicating the said traitor -- denounced -- repealing O'Connell, to deign acceptance of one of the highest offices in the realm.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 54, No. 334, August 1843

  • He had begun his speech when Steele, a brother repealer, entered.

    Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910

  • I asked a lady repealer (whether apple-woman or seller of ginger beer, I know not).

    Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910

  • Townshend was a repealer, yet all England did not hold a man who was more wedded than was Townshend to the idea of levying internal taxes in the colonies by act of Parliament.

    Benjamin Franklin

  • The feeling of all parties coincided with Mr. Tuffnell; finally, an Irish repealer rose and announced that the government were bartering their

    Lord George Bentinck A Political Biography

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