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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Follower  \Fol"low*er\,  n.  [OE.  folwere  AS  folgere.] 
  1.  One  who  follows;  a  pursuer;  an  attendant;  a  disciple;  a 
  dependent  associate;  a  retainer. 
 
  2.  A  sweetheart;  a  beau.  [Colloq.]  --A.  Trollope 
 
  3.  (Steam  Engine) 
  a  The  removable  flange,  or  cover,  of  a  piston.  See 
  Illust.  of  {Piston}. 
  b  A  gland.  See  Illust.  of  {Stuffing  box}. 
 
  4.  (Mach.)  The  part  of  a  machine  that  receives  motion  from 
  another  part  See  {Driver}. 
 
  5.  Among  law  stationers,  a  sheet  of  parchment  or  paper  which 
  is  added  to  the  first  sheet  of  an  indenture  or  other  deed. 
 
  Syn:  Imitator;  copier;  disciple;  adherent;  partisan; 
  dependent;  attendant. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  follower 
  n  1:  an  ordinary  person  who  accepts  the  leadership  of  another 
  [ant:  {leader}] 
  2:  someone  who  travels  behind  or  pursues  another 




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