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sealer

noun seal·er \ ˈsē-lər \

Definition of sealer

1 : an official who attests or certifies conformity to a standard of correctness
2 : a coat (as of size) applied to prevent subsequent coats of paint or varnish from sinking in

First Known Use of sealer

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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sealer

noun

Definition of sealer

: a person or a ship engaged in hunting seals

First Known Use of sealer

1770

in the meaning defined above

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