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noun (1)

plural -s
chiefly Scottish
: a case worn at the waist for holding pens


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noun (2)

plural -s
: one that pens a document : writer


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noun (3)

plural -s
: one that pens animals or attends to their pens

Word History


Noun (1)

Middle English, from penne pen + -er

Noun (2)

pen entry 4 + -er

Noun (3)

pen entry 2 + -er

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“Penner.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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