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speaker (ˈspiːkə)
 
n
1.  a person who speaks, esp at a formal occasion
2.  See loudspeaker
 
'speakership
 
n

Speaker (ˈspiːkə)
 
n
the presiding officer in any of numerous legislative bodies, including the House of Commons in Britain and Canada and the House of Representatives in the US, Australia, and New Zealand

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speaker
c.1300, "one who speaks," agent noun from speak (q.v.). First applied to "person who presides over an assembly" c.1400, from Anglo-Fr. (1376). In ref to the Eng. Parliament, Sir Thomas de Hungerford apparently was the first.
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tris speaker

American professional baseball player and manager who spent his 22-year career (1907-28) primarily with the Boston Red Sox and the Cleveland Indians. Speaker and Ty Cobb are generally considered the two greatest players of this period

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