banker

1.
n.
1 a person who manages or owns a bank or group of banks.
2 a a keeper of the bank or dealer in some gambling games. b a card-game involving gambling.
3 Brit. a result forecast identically (while other forecasts differ) in several football-pool entries on one coupon.
Phrases and idioms:
banker's card = cheque card. banker's order an instruction to a bank to pay money or deliver property, signed by the owner or the owner's agent.
Etymology: F banquier f. banque BANK(2)
2.
n.
1 a a fishing boat off Newfoundland. b a Newfoundland fisherman.
2 Austral. colloq. a river flooded to the top of its banks.
Etymology: BANK(1) + -ER(1)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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