Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that serves a specified term.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who travels to attend a court term; formerly, one who resorted to London in term time for dishonest practices or for intrigues—the court terms being times of great resort to London both for business and for pleasure.
  • noun In law, same as termor.

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

  • noun obsolete One who resorted to London during the law term only, in order to practice tricks, to carry on intrigues, or the like.
  • noun (Law) One who has an estate for a term of years or for life.

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

  • noun law One who has an estate for a term of years or for life.
  • noun obsolete One who resorted to London during the law term only, in order to practise tricks, to carry on intrigues, or the like.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who serves a specified term

Etymologies

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term +‎ -er

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