Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which grips, grasps, or seizes.
  • noun A device for holding the carbon of an arc-lamp and assisting in the regulation of its movements.

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

  • noun One who, or that which, grips or seizes.
  • noun In printing presses, the fingers or nippers.

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

  • noun a person or thing that grips something
  • noun a cover on the handle of a bicycle, tool, etc, that makes it easier to grip.
  • noun curling A rubber or other material attached to a curling shoe to improve traction on the ice
  • noun rail transport, slang a ticket collector

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

to grip + -er

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