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sparker1

[spahr-ker] /ˈspɑr kər/
noun
1.
something that produces sparks.
2.
an apparatus used to test insulation on wires.
Origin of sparker1
1860-1865
1860-65; spark1 + -er1

sparker2

[spahr-ker] /ˈspɑr kər/
noun
1.
a lover, swain, or beau.
Origin
1825-35, Americanism; spark2 + -er1
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  • I stayed with the sparker outfit six years, and then my father died.

    Sunny Slopes Ethel Hueston
  • Someone with a powerful sending set had cut loose into the air with his sparker.

    On the Yukon Trail Roy J. Snell
  • I was speeding a little—about one city block every five minutes—on Thirteenth Street, when my sparker stopped sparking.

    The Adventures Of A Suburbanite Ellis Parker Butler

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