Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who undertakes or carries on a business; a tradesman; a broker; a dealer, especially a dealer in small wares.
- n. An undertaker; one who has charge of funerals.
- n. An upholsterer.
- n. One who upholds; a supporter; a defender; a sustainer: as, an upholder of religious freedom.
- n. someone who upholds something
- n. obsolete a dealer in secondhand furniture and clothes; an upholdster
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete A broker or auctioneer; a tradesman.
- n. obsolete An undertaker, or provider for funerals.
- n. obsolete An upholsterer.
- n. One who, or that which, upholds; a supporter; a defender; a sustainer.
- n. someone who upholds or maintains
- to uphold + -er (Wiktionary)
“Remember which Pacquiao upholder is the lawyer as well LOL. hotcouponoffers onNovember 15th, 2009 4: 39 am”
“The French Revolution made an end of that old distinction in which the Tory was known as the upholder of Crown-prerogative and the Whig as the supporter of a constitutional oligarchy of great families.”
“Cuomo is the attorney general, the upholder of the law, as slimey as AIG was, they broke no laws.”
“After feeling the pull of real concern and emotion, Visser retreats, returning to his role as an upholder of apartheid at home and at work.”
“One of them described the row as a "blemish" on the university's reputation as an upholder of freedom of expression.”
“Pacquiaos upholder Bob Arum is open to creation the match up happen as prolonged as Floyd Mayweather Jr. handles negotiation in the professional manner as good as not in the media or papers.”
“But now they don't have the Heff, for yesterday the venerable Simon Heffer – columnist, upholder of tradition, chief constable of Her Majesty's grammar police – departed, "by mutual consent", to pursue interests academic.”
“Eleanor MorganRaylan's not the only upholder of the law with a strong criminal element in the family – it seems it's virtually a requirement of the job.”
“And because she is an upholder of what I see as a decaying tradition of humanism, I chose two figures who I think of as part of the superego, or guilt that lies behind American liberalism-the puritan preacher, Cotton Mather, and the black separatist, Malcolm X.”
“Yet sometimes Bajaj wins by being a dug-in upholder of tradition.”
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Behold! (and becomingholders!!) We all are stakeholders? Where's the steak? No beef!
Hey kids! What do YOU want to be when you grow up?!
Reprint edition, Devon: Latimer Trend & Co., Ltd., 1969. Full original citation (you'd better grab a drink and sit down) is:
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