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- n. One who cries out or gives an alarm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who cries out or gives an alarm; specifically, a balker; a conder. See balker.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A man stationed at the bow of a boat engaged in seining, to watch the movements of the fish and direct the course of the boat accordingly.
- n. A man stationed on a hill or at a masthead to signal to fishing-boats the course taken by shoals of pilchard, herring, or other fish which shoal. Also called balker.
hue + -er (Wiktionary)