Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who strokes; formerly, one who practised stroking as a method of cure.
  • noun A soothing flatterer; a fawning sycophant.
  • noun In printing, a form of wood or bone paper-folder with which the layer-on or feeder strokes or brings forward separate sheets of paper to the grippers of a printing-machine.

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

  • noun One who strokes; also, one who pretends to cure by stroking.

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

  • noun One who strokes.
  • noun Something with which to stroke.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

stroke +‎ -er

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