Definitions

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  • n. A person who scrutinizes or investigates.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who scrutinizes; a close examiner or inquirer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who scrutinizes; a close examiner or inquirer; a scrutineer.
  • n. In old English law, a bailiff appointed to protect the king's water-rights, as flotsam, jetsam, and wrecks; also, a public officer with like duties.

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  • An evil Decepticon who transforms into an interrogator's lamp.

    October 28, 2008

  • That's what I was wondering.

    September 28, 2007

  • Would that be "SCREW-ta-tor" or "screw-TATER"?

    September 28, 2007

  • It sounds like something rather different than that.... ;-)

    September 27, 2007

  • September 27, 2007