banker








noun

  1. a person employed by a bank, especially as an executive or other official.
  2. Games. the keeper or holder of the bank.

noun

  1. a vessel employed in cod fishery on the banks off Newfoundland.
  2. a fisherman on such a vessel.
  3. Australian. a river near flood level, the water being almost bank high.

noun

  1. a bench or table used by masons for dressing stones or bricks.

noun

  1. a person who owns or is an executive in a bank
  2. an official or player in charge of the bank in any of various games, esp gambling games
  3. a result that has been forecast identically in a series of entries on a football pool coupon
  4. a person or thing that appears certain to win or be successful

noun

  1. a fishing vessel of Newfoundland
  2. a fisherman in such a vessel
  3. Australian and NZ informal a stream almost overflowing its banks (esp in the phrase run a banker)
  4. Also called: bank engine British a locomotive that is used to help a heavy train up a steep gradient

noun

  1. a craftsman’s workbench
  2. a timber board used as a base for mixing building materials
n.

“keeper of a bank,” 1530s, agent noun formed from bank (n.1), possibly modeled on French banquier (16c.).

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