noun (1)
re·​set·​ter | \ rə̇ˈsetər \

Definition of resetter

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 obsolete : one that harbors or assists criminals
2 chiefly Scottish : a receiver of stolen goods


noun (2)
re·​setter | \ (ˈ)rē+ \

Definition of resetter (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : one that resets something (as type)
2 : a leather worker who smooths and stretches hides by applying tallow and rubbing with a dull blade

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History and Etymology for resetter

Noun (1)

Middle English recettor, ressettour, from Middle French recetteur, from Old French recetter to give shelter to + -eur -or

Noun (2)

reset entry 3 + -er

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“Resetter.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 29 January 2020.

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to assert without proof or before proving

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