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closer1

[kloh-zer] /ˈkloʊ zər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that closes.
2.
Also, closure. Masonry. any of various specially formed or cut bricks for spacing or filling gaps between regular bricks or courses of regular brickwork.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English. See close, -er1
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Word Origin and History for closers

closer

n.

"one who closes" anything, 1610s, agent noun from close (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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closer

noun

A relief pitcher who usually comes in for the ninth inning: You can't expect your closer to go out and save 60 games (1980s+ Baseball)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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