Stabber Stab"ber (st[a^]b"b[~e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, stabs; a privy murderer. [1913 Webster]

2. (Naut.) A small marline spike; a pricker. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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