banker


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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

2
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

3
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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Distinctly annoyed, slightly bewildered, the banker sank between the arms of a chair.
The banker had already gained control over his horse, and was approaching them, all unconscious of the fixed stare with which George was regarding him.
Sanders's banker, too, became uneasy on one occasion and requested him to call at the bank.
This the Banker suggested, and offered for hire(On moderate terms), or for sale, Two excellent Policies, one Against Fire, And one Against Damage From Hail.
The soldier glared, for a Dogra is of other caste than a Sikh, and the banker tittered.
He, of course, was just simply a banker, a very distinguished, a very influential, and a very impeccable banker.
As she swept silently into the room she impressed me with a greater sense of grief than the banker had done in the morning, and it was the more striking in her as she was evidently a woman of strong character, with immense capacity for self-restraint.
For he never travelled without a case of swords, with which he had fought many brilliant duels, or without a corresponding case for his mandolin, with which he had actually serenaded Miss Ethel Harrogate, the highly conventional daughter of a Yorkshire banker on a holiday.
Lydgate," the banker observed, after a brief pause.
At last the banker who had loaned him the money said that if he did not pay on a certain day, his farm would be taken away from him.
The banker strolled slowly along Pall Mall and passed through the portals of an august-looking club.
His father had failed at a time of commercial panic as a country banker, had paid a good dividend, and had died in exile abroad a broken-hearted man.