from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who tolls a bell.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete One who tolls a bell.


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  • Now, I'm no racism grassy knoller, but I think we know.

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  • Though the connection with conspiracy theories appears to have begun with grassy-knoller (and, perhaps, mooner - the name for people who believe the moon landings were staged in Arizona), the derogatory force of - er has a long pedigree in common usage too, from mouth-breathers to knuckle-draggers.

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