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1. a person who is able to write or write well
2. a composer of music
3. Scot a legal practitioner, such as a notary or solicitor
4. Writer to the Signet (in Scotland) a member of an ancient society of solicitors, now having the exclusive privilege of preparing crown writs
The part of a job entry system that controls output, in particular, the printer and the spool file.