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Webster 1913 Edition


Evener

E′ven-er

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Noun.
1.
One who, or that which makes even.
2.
In vehicles, a swinging crossbar, to the ends of which other crossbars, or whiffletrees, are hung, to equalize the draught when two or three horses are used abreast.

Webster 1828 Edition


Evener

E'VENER

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Noun.
One that makes even.

Definition 2022


evener

evener

English

Adjective

evener

  1. comparative form of even: more even
    • 1853, Samuel Strickland, Twenty-Seven Years in Canada West:
      I prefer the white pine, because it is less liable to gutter with the rain, and makes an evener roof.

Noun

evener (plural eveners)

  1. One who, or that which, makes even.
    • 1966, Wilfred Healey Stone, The Cave and the Mountain: A Study of E. M. Forster (page 254)
      Hers is not simply a plea for the value of tragedy, for that awareness of death which increases incentives for life; it is rather a negative use of death as the great leveler, the evener of scores.
  2. (dated) In vehicles, a swinging crossbar, to the ends of which other crossbars, or whiffletrees, are hung, to equalize the draught when two or three horses are used abreast.

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