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Traveler

traveler
1. One who travels; one who has traveled much.
2. A commercial agent who travels for the purpose of receiving orders for merchants, making collections, etc.
3. (Science: machinery) A traveling crane. See Crane.
4. The metal loop which travels around the ring surrounding the bobbin, in a ring spinner.
5. An iron encircling a rope, bar, spar, or the like, and sliding thereon.
(Science: botany) Traveler’s joy See ravenala.
Origin: Written also traveler.


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