Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who arrays.
  • noun In English history, an officer who had a commission of array to put the soldiers of a county in a condition for military service.

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

  • noun One who arrays. In some early English statutes, applied to an officer who had care of the soldiers' armor, and who saw them duly accoutered.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who arrays.
  • noun historical, obsolete An officer who took care of the soldiers' armour.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

array +‎ -er

Examples

  • Thus he spake, and poured an offering and then drank of the honey-sweet wine, and again set the cup in the hands of the arrayer of the people.

    Book XVIII

  • Thus he spake, and poured an offering and then drank of the honey-sweet wine, and again set the cup in the hands of the arrayer of the people.

    The Odyssey

  • For each tumor, three core biopsies 1 mm in diameter were then taken from selected areas of donor blocks and arrayed into a recipient paraffin block using a manual tissue arrayer (Beecher instruments,

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