Bank"er (?), n.[See the nouns Bank and the verbs derived from them.]

1.

One who conducts the business of banking; one who, individually, or as a member of a company, keeps an establishment for the deposit or loan of money, or for traffic in money, bills of exchange, etc.

2.

A money changer.

[Obs.]

3.

The dealer, or one who keeps the bank in a gambling house.

4.

A vessel employed in the cod fishery on the banks of Newfoundland.

Grabb. J. Q. Adams.

5.

A ditcher; a drain digger.

[Prov. Eng.]

6.

The stone bench on which masons cut or square their work.

Weale.

 

© Webster 1913.

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