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Webster 1913 Edition


Compounder

Com-pound′er

,
Noun.
1.
One who, or that which, compounds or mixes;
as, a
compounder
of medicines
.
2.
One who attempts to bring persons or parties to terms of agreement, or to accomplish ends by compromises.
Compounders in politics.”
Burke.
3.
One who compounds a debt, obligation, or crime.
Religious houses made
compounders

For the horrid actions of their founders.
Hudibras.
4.
One at a university who pays extraordinary fees for the degree he is to take.
[Eng.]
A. Wood.
5.
(Eng. Hist.)
A Jacobite who favored the restoration of James II, on condition of a general amnesty and of guarantees for the security of the civil and ecclesiastical constitution of the realm.

Webster 1828 Edition


Compounder

COMPOUNDER

, n.
1.
One who compounds or mixes different things.
2.
One who attempts to bring parties to terms of agreement.

Definition 2022


compounder

compounder

English

Noun

compounder (plural compounders)

  1. A person who compounds (mixes ingredients, and tests the result)
    a compounder of medicines
  2. One who attempts to bring persons or parties to terms of agreement, or to accomplish ends by compromises.
    • Burke
      Compounder in politics.
  3. One who compounds a debt, obligation, or crime.
    • Hudibras
      Religious houses made compounders / For the horrid actions of their founders.
  4. (Britain, archaic) One at a university who pays extraordinary fees for the degree he is to take.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of A. Wood to this entry?)
  5. (Britain, historical) A Jacobite who favoured the restoration of James II, on condition of a general amnesty and of guarantees for the security of the civil and ecclesiastical constitution of the realm.

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