Refrainer
Refrainer \Re*frain"er\ (r[-e]*fr[=a]n"[~e]r), n. One who refrains. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • refrain — refrain1 refrainer, n. refrainment, n. /ri frayn /, v.i. 1. to abstain from an impulse to say or do something (often fol. by from): I refrained from telling him what I thought. v.t. 2. Archaic. to curb. [1300 50; ME refreinen < OF refrener < L …   Universalium

  • refrain — I. /rəˈfreɪn / (say ruh frayn) verb (i) 1. (sometimes followed by from) to forbear; keep oneself back. –verb (t) 2. Rare to curb. {Middle English refreyne(n), from Old French refrener, from Latin refrēnāre to bridle} –refrainer, noun II.… …   Australian English dictionary

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