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pursuer

[per-soo-er] /pərˈsu ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that pursues.
2.
Scots Law, Ecclesiastical Law. a plaintiff or complainant.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see pursue, -er1
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pursuer

n.

late 14c., agent noun from pursue.

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