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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Preacher  \Preach"er\,  n.  [Cf.  OF  preeschierre  prescheur  F. 
  pr[^e]cheur,  L.  praedicator.] 
  1.  One  who  preaches;  one  who  discourses  publicly  on  religious 
  subjects. 
 
  How  shall  they  hear  without  a  preacher?  --Rom.  x. 
  14. 
 
  2.  One  who  inculcates  anything  with  earnestness. 
 
  No  preacher  is  listened  to  but  Time.  --Swift. 
 
  {Preacher  bird}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  toucan. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  preacher 
  n  :  someone  who  occupation  is  preaching  the  gospel  [syn:  {preacher 
  man},  {sermonizer}] 




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