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Webster 1913 Edition


Stayer

Stay′er

(stā′ẽr)
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Noun.
One who upholds or supports that which props; one who, or that which, stays, stops, or restrains; also, colloquially, a horse, man, etc., that has endurance, as in a race.

Webster 1828 Edition


Stayer

STAYER

,
Noun.
One that stops or restrains; one who upholds or supports; that which props.

Definition 2022


stayer

stayer

English

Noun

stayer (plural stayers)

  1. One who, or that which, upholds or supports; a prop.
  2. One who, or that which, stays, stops, or restrains.
  3. (sports, informal) An athlete, horse, etc. with staying power.
    • 2009 January 31, Adam Hamilton, “Feelgood ending is no sure thing”, in Herald Sun:
      Manwarra Goforgold is the stayer in the race.

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