Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See electric ray.
  • noun One who trembles; especially, a person or an animal that trembles from fear.
  • noun [capitalized] One of a religious sect of the time of Queen Elizabeth.
  • noun That which trembles or vibrates; specifically, an automatic vibrator used for making and breaking the circuit of an induction-coil; an electric bell.

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

  • noun One who trembles.
  • noun Any of certain West Indian birds of the genera Cinclocerthia and Rhamphocinclus, of the family Mimidæ.
  • noun (Elec.) The vibrating hammer, or spring contact piece of a hammer break, as of the electric ignition apparatus for an internal-combustion engine.

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

  • noun One who, or that which, trembles.
  • noun Any of various New World passerine birds of the family Mimidae.

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

  • noun one who quakes and trembles with (or as with) fear

Etymologies

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tremble +‎ -er

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