charger

noun (1)
char·​ger | \ˈchär-jər \

Definition of charger 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a large flat dish or platter

charger

noun (2)
charg·​er

Definition of charger (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : one that charges: such as

a : an appliance for holding or inserting a charge of powder or shot in a gun

b : a cartridge clip

c : a device for charging storage batteries

2 : a horse for battle or parade

First Known Use of charger

Noun (1)

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1539, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for charger

Noun (1)

Middle English chargeour, from Anglo-French, from charger

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charger

noun
charg·​er | \ˈchär-jər \

Kids Definition of charger

1 : a device that restores energy to an exhausted battery

2 : a cavalry horse

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