Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who searches, in any sense of that word.
- n. In particular
- n. A customs officer whose business it is to search ships, baggage, goods, etc., for prohibited or undeclared dutiable articles, etc.
- n. A prison official who searches or examines the clothing of newly arrested persons, and takes temporary possession of the articles found about them.
- n. A civil officer formerly appointed in some Scottish towns to apprehend idlers on the street during church hours on the Sabbath.
- n. A person employed to search the public records of conveyances, mortgages, judgments, etc., to ascertain whether a title be good, or to find instruments affecting a title.
- n. A person formerly appointed in London to examine the bodies of the dead, and report the cause of death.
- n. An inspector of leather.
- n. Something used in searching, examining, testing, etc. An instrument for examining ordnance, to ascertain whether guns have any defects in the bore.
- n. A sieve or strainer.
- n. One who searches.
- n. UK, obsolete An officer in London appointed to examine the bodies of the dead, and report the cause of death.
- n. A customs officer responsible for searching ships, merchandise, luggage, etc.
- n. An inspector of leather.
- n. An instrument for examining the bore of a cannon, to detect cavities.
- n. An implement for sampling butter.
- n. An instrument for feeling after calculi in the bladder, etc.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Prov. Eng., Prov. Eng. Formerly, an officer in London appointed to examine the bodies of the dead, and report the cause of death.
- n. Prov. Eng., Prov. Eng. An officer of the customs whose business it is to search ships, merchandise, luggage, etc.
- n. Prov. Eng. An inspector of leather.
- n. (Gun.) An instrument for examining the bore of a cannon, to detect cavities.
- n. An implement for sampling butter; a butter trier.
- n. (Med.) An instrument for feeling after calculi in the bladder, etc.
- n. someone making a search or inquiry
- n. large metallic blue-green beetle that preys on caterpillars; found in North America
- n. a customs official whose job is to search baggage or goods or vehicles for contraband or dutiable items
- to search + -er (Wiktionary)
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