Definitions

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  • n. A receiver.
  • n. A helper; protector.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A receiver.
  • n. 2. A helper; a protector.

Etymologies

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From Middle English fanger, equivalent to fang +‎ -er. Cognate with Old High German fangari ("fanger, one who takes").

Examples

  • When it did not, he informed me that was able to stick his finger (or 'fanger' as he called it) down his throat and "throw them up".

    M.D.O.D.

  • Referenced early on in the episode as the website responsible for catching filmed proof of a rogue vampire's feeding frenzy a misdeed punishable by the true death, which Mayor Bill readily dispensed on the busted fanger, the Cheaters-meets-feeders clip caught our eye as something that had to be something set up for the show's devoted online fandom.

    Watercooler: True Blood Goes Viral

  • Decker will do whatever it takes to rescue Stephanie from the-fanger-less vampire, a sub-species thought extinct centuries ago, while also keeping his Dani safe

    The Immortal Hunter-Lynsay Sands « The Merry Genre Go Round Reviews

  • Some one approaches, however, for Wolf-fanger is again disatisfied —

    Anne of Geierstein

  • Fremtidsnytt: Nytt kamera fanger hele livet ditt | 2050

    Beware The Reverse Brain Drain To India And China

  • Den amerikanske dommer Susan J. Crawford, der har til opgave at vurdere, om Guantanamo-fanger kan retsforfølges, har opgivet at rejse sag mod en saudi-arabisk statsborger, fordi vedkommende blev udsat for ødelæggende tortur, skriver

    Blogbot - forsiden

  • With Lito Sheppard doubtful for Monday as well, the Jets are in fanger of being very thin in their secondary.

    Fanball Fantasy Football News - Newsbreakers

  • (on camera): Tell me, though, in the few years you were at fanger, how often were you getting at fights?

    CNN Transcript Dec 21, 2009

  • How now, Wolf-fanger?” said Rudolph, advancing. — “What, old fellow dost thou not know friends from foes?

    Anne of Geierstein

  • Santos on October 3, 2008 at 10: 08: 49 pass .... fanger on October 3, 2008 at 10: 11: 34 wow im not impressed and i tought this might of been good, oh well, usually i would say something possitive but yeah this is horrible, wow way to go, all they had to to is copy the anime not that hard but who knows maybe they could not find green paint, white might of been cheaper ...

    "SuperHeroHype.com - 30 most recent stories"

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