Supervisor Su`per*vis"or, n. 1. One who supervises; an overseer; an inspector; a superintendent; as, a supervisor of schools. [1913 Webster]

2. A spectator; a looker-on. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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