Compounder
Compounder Com*pound"er, n. 1. One who, or that which, compounds or mixes; as, a compounder of medicines. [1913 Webster]

2. One who attempts to bring persons or parties to terms of agreement, or to accomplish ends by compromises. ``Compounders in politics.'' --Burke. [1913 Webster]

3. One who compounds a debt, obligation, or crime. [1913 Webster]

Religious houses made compounders For the horrid actions of their founders. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]

4. One at a university who pays extraordinary fees for the degree he is to take. [Eng.] --A. Wood. [1913 Webster]

5. (Eng. Hist.) A Jacobite who favored the restoration of James II, on condition of a general amnesty and of guarantees for the security of the civil and ecclesiastical constitution of the realm. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • compounder — See compoundable. * * * …   Universalium

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  • compounder — n. one who mixes drugs or medications; one who compromises …   English contemporary dictionary

  • compounder — com·pound·er …   English syllables

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