lunger

1 [luhng-er]
noun Informal.
a person who has chronic lung disease, especially tuberculosis.

Origin:
1890–95; lung + -er1

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lunger

2 [luhn-jer]
noun
a person or thing that lunges.

Origin:
1835–45; lunge1 + -er1

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lunge1 (lʌndʒ)
 
n
1.  a sudden forward motion
2.  fencing a thrust made by advancing the front foot and straightening the back leg, extending the sword arm forwards
 
vb
3.  to move or cause to move with a lunge
4.  (intr) fencing to make a lunge
 
[C18: shortened form of obsolete C17 allonge, from French allonger to stretch out (one's arm), from Late Latin ēlongāre to lengthen. Compare elongate]
 
'lunger1
 
n

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Pull him ap above it j don't reason with him about it any lunger, lt ts good policy to treat our own lives in the same fashion.
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