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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Compounder  \Com*pound"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  compounds  or  mixes;  as  a 
  compounder  of  medicines. 
 
  2.  One  who  attempts  to  bring  persons  or  parties  to  terms  of 
  agreement,  or  to  accomplish,  ends  by  compromises. 
  ``Compounders  in  politics.''  --Burke. 
 
  3.  One  who  compounds  a  debt,  obligation,  or  crime. 
 
  Religious  houses  made  compounders  For  the  horrid 
  actions  of  their  founders.  --Hudibras. 
 
  4.  One  at  a  university  who  pays  extraordinary  fees  for  the 
  degree  he  is  to  take  [Eng.]  --A.  Wood. 
 
  5.  (Eng.  Hist.)  A  Jacobite  who  favored  the  restoration  of 
  James  II  on  condition  of  a  general  amnesty  and  of 
  guarantees  for  the  security  of  the  civil  and 
  ecclesiastical  constitution  of  the  realm. 




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