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  1. -er(Suffix)

    Variant form of -er used in words ending with an abbreviation or (sometimes) a number.

    4-H'er, 49'er

  2. Origin: Representing various noun-suffixes in and , variously -er, -ier and -ieür, from -aris, -arius, -atorium.

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  1. -er

  2. -er

    the termination of many English words, denoting the agent; -- applied either to men or things; as in hater, farmer, heater, grater. At the end of names of places, -er signifies a man of the place; as, Londoner, i. e., London man

  3. -er

    a suffix used to form the comparative degree of adjectives and adverbs; as, warmer, sooner, lat(e)er, earl(y)ier

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