Up*hold"er (?), n. [Up + holder. Cf. Upholsterer.]

1.

A broker or auctioneer; a tradesman.

[Obs.]

2.

An undertaker, or provider for funerals.

[Obs.]

The upholder, rueful harbinger of death. Gay.

3.

An upholsterer.

[Obs.]

4.

One who, or that which, upholds; a supporter; a defender; a sustainer.

 

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