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banker

1
1. an official or player in charge of the bank in any of various games, esp gambling games
2. a result that has been forecast identically in a series of entries on a football pool coupon

banker

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1. a fishing vessel of Newfoundland
2. a fisherman in such a vessel
3. Brit a locomotive that is used to help a heavy train up a steep gradient

banker

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a craftsman's workbench

banker

[′baŋ·kər]
(engineering)
The bench or table upon which bricklayers and stonemasons prepare and shape their material.

banker

The bench or table upon which bricklayers and stonemasons prepare and shape their material.
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Five bankers made no protest, but the sixth indignantly ordered "that playtoy" to be taken out.
He was a firm, unbending, intensely orderly man, in root and stem a banker, but with a flourishing graft of the active landholder, aspiring to county influence: one of those people who are always like themselves from day to day, who are uninfluenced by the weather, and neither know melancholy nor high spirits.
A Banker - full-blooded Banker," Harvey called back as he boarded a trolley, and Cheyne went on with his blissful dreams for the future.
He now handed her a packet containing a fairly good sum of money, which he had obtained from his bankers for the purpose.
Princes (there are more Princes than policemen in Naples--the city is infested with them)--Princes who live up seven flights of stairs and don't own any principalities, will keep a carriage and go hungry; and clerks, mechanics, milliners and strumpets will go without their dinners and squander the money on a hack-ride in the Chiaja; the rag-tag and rubbish of the city stack themselves up, to the number of twenty or thirty, on a rickety little go-cart hauled by a donkey not much bigger than a cat, and they drive in the Chiaja; Dukes and bankers, in sumptuous carriages and with gorgeous drivers and footmen, turn out, also, and so the furious procession goes.
The Colonel, who had been compelled for some years to keep a sufficient sum on current account at his bankers to make up their deficits, found that the provision was unnecessary: the young people were prospering.
He had also cabled his bankers for funds, and the enforced wait of a month, under which both chafed, was due to their inability to charter a vessel for the return to Tarzan's jungle after the treasure.
Sitting on the deck at Helen's feet she went on turning the pages and reading biographies of bankers, writers, clergymen, sailors, surgeons, judges, professors, statesmen, editors, philanthropists, merchants, and actresses; what clubs they belonged to, where they lived, what games they played, and how many acres they owned.
At midday there came an urgent message from Trent's bankers, and as he read it he cursed.
You bankers have made my task easier at every turn.
He kindly gave me the necessary introduction to the correspondents at Rotterdam of my bankers in London.
Here came to dinner all sorts and conditions of men,--scientists, politicians, bankers, merchants, professors, labor leaders, socialists, and anarchists.