Helper Help"er, n. One who, or that which, helps, aids, assists, or relieves; as, a lay helper in a parish. [1913 Webster]

Thou art the helper of the fatherless. --Ps. x. 14. [1913 Webster]

Compassion . . . oftentimes a helper of evils. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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