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

  • n. One that serves a specified term: a second termer in the House of Representatives.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who has an estate for a term of years or for life.
  • n. One who resorted to London during the law term only, in order to practise tricks, to carry on intrigues, or the like.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who resorted to London during the law term only, in order to practice tricks, to carry on intrigues, or the like.
  • n. One who has an estate for a term of years or for life.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who travels to attend a court term; formerly, one who resorted to London in term time for dishonest practices or for intrigues—the court terms being times of great resort to London both for business and for pleasure.
  • n. In law, same as termor.

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

  • n. a person who serves a specified term

Etymologies

term +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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