Definitions

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  • n. One who exhibits; one who presents a petition, charge, or bill.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who exhibits; one who presents a petition, charge or bill.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who exhibits. See exhibitor.

Etymologies

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exhibit +‎ -er. Compare exhibitor.

Examples

  • Newmarket [the scene of the annual horse races has been at Newmarket Heath since the time of James I], lies, rather than hangs, crouched upon the back of the animal, with no better chance of saving itself than a sack of corn — combine to make a picture more than sufficiently ludicrous to spectators, however uncomfortable to the exhibiter.

    Quentin Durward

  • That license requires Sipek to operate as an animal exhibiter.

    CNN Transcript Jul 13, 2005

  • When Christ was given for us, God the Father gave him, and set him forth to be a propitiation; but in this exhibition it is Christ himself, I say, that is the immediate exhibiter.

    Sacramental Discourses

  • The Duke of Wellington visited it several times, and at first he thought that the ` ` voice '' proceeded from the exhibiter, whom he assumed to be a skilful ventriloquist.

    Life of Hon. Phineas T. Barnum

  • JENNY LIND. to approach them, and spend hours in traducing me; even her attorney, Mr. John Jay, has been so blind to her interests, as to aid in poisoning her mind against me, by pouring into her ears the most silly twaddle, all of which amounts to nothing and less than nothing -- such as the regret that I was a showman, exhibiter of Tom Thumb, etc., etc.

    Life of Hon. Phineas T. Barnum

  • A gentleman who is interested in a certain panorama said that, in a certain case, the exhibiter wrote to him that the avails, at a quarter of a dollar per ticket, were not sufficient to pay expenses.

    Cheap Postage

  • The exhibiter now proceeds to open the drawer which lies beneath the cupboards at the bottom of the box -- for although there are apparently two drawers, there is really only one -- the two handles and two key holes being intended merely for ornament.

    The Works of Edgar Allan Poe — Volume 4

  • The antagonist having taken his seat, the exhibiter approaches the drawer of the box, and takes therefrom the cushion, which, after removing the pipe from the hand of the Automaton, he places under its left arm as a support.

    The Works of Edgar Allan Poe — Volume 4

  • The exhibiter, however, will suffer the most powerful loadstone to remain even upon the box during the whole of the exhibition.

    The Works of Edgar Allan Poe — Volume 4

  • The exhibiter, therefore, finds himself at liberty to display the main compartment.

    The Works of Edgar Allan Poe — Volume 4

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