Com*pound"er (?), n.
One who, or that which, compounds or mixes; as, a compounder of medicines.
One who attempts to bring persons or parties to terms of agreement, or to accomplish, ends by compromises.
One who compounds a debt, obligation, or crime.
Religious houses made compounders
For the horrid actions of their founders.
One at a university who pays extraordinary fees for the degree he is to take.
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.
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