Walker : Definition


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Definitions of Walker

Pronunciation : Walk"er
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. One who walks; a pedestrian.

2. That with which one walks; a foot. [Obs.] Lame Mulciber, his walkers quite misgrown. Chapman.

3. (Law)

Defn: A forest officer appointed to walk over a certain space for inspection; a forester.

4. Etym: [AS. wealcere. See Walk, v. t., 3.]

Defn: A fuller of cloth. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] She cursed the weaver and the walker The cloth that had wrought. Percy's Reliques.

5. (Zoöl.)

Defn: Any ambulatorial orthopterous insect, as a stick insect.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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