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dispatcher

[dih-spach-er] /dɪˈspætʃ ər/
noun
1.
a person who dispatches.
2.
a person who oversees the departure of trains, airplanes, buses, etc., as for a transportation company or railroad.
3.
dispatchers, Slang. a fraudulently made pair of dice; loaded dice.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; dispatch + -er1
Related forms
predispatcher, noun
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Word Origin and History for dis patcher

dispatcher

n.

mid-16c., agent noun from dispatch (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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dispatcher

noun

A dishonest pair of dice (1798+ Gambling)


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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