Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who amends.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who amends.

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  • noun One who amends.

Etymologies

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to amend + -er

Examples

  • Greatest among translators is John Mason Neale, though his rugged verse gave much opportunity and some excuse for the art of the amender.

    The Hymns of Wesley and Watts: Five Papers

  • No wonder that under the almost exclusive indoctrination of this immaculate Constitution interpreter and amender these honest, but misguided youths, like hundreds of thousands besides, were ready to risk their lives on what they believed to be right; and as little wonder, that the others were prepared to lay down theirs for what, under better incultation, they knew to be right.

    Recollections and reflections : an auto of half a century and more,

  • I do not propose, Mr. Speaker, to take down and look into each separate jar on the shelves of the Constitution amender; am not sufficiently deep in science for that; but I do intend to look into one - and judge the rest by inference.

    Recollections and reflections : an auto of half a century and more,

  • [673] Warner, _ibid. _, p.v. [674] "Et sachies que je eusse cest livret mis en latin pour plus briefment deviser, mais pour ce que plusieurs entendent miex roumant que latin, j'e l'ay mis en roumant par quoy que chascun l'entende, et que les seigneurs et les chevalers et les autres nobles hommes qui ne scevent point de latin ou pou, qui ont esté oultre mer sachent et entendent se je dis voir ou non at se je erre en devisant pour non souvenance ou autrement que il le puissent adrecier et amender, car choses de lonc temps passées par la veue tournent en oubli et mémoire d'omme ne puet tout mie retenir ne comprendre."

    A Literary History of the English People From the Origins to the Renaissance

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