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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bruiser  \Bruis"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  bruises. 
 
  2.  A  boxer;  a  pugilist.  --R.  Browning. 
 
  Like  a  new  bruiser  on  Broughtonic  sand,  Amid  the 
  lists  our  hero  takes  his  stand  --T.  Warton. 
 
  3.  A  concave  tool  used  in  grinding  lenses  or  the  speculums  of 
  telescopes.  --Knight. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bruiser 
  n  :  someone  who  bullies  weaker  people  [syn:  {tough  guy},  {plug-ugly}] 




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