from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who spirits another away; an abductor; a kidnapper.
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Through the nasty wet rain come two spiriters and a nasty catchy-carry-kind creature having a nasty carry on a number three spiriter in the wet rain.
HOTHOUSE Aldiss, Brian 1962
Yet Van Hees seems fascinated by his character in spite of his genre’s tradition, and fashions her into a full-blooded free-spiriter now coming of age.