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Other Upholder Definition

[n] someone who upholds or maintains; "firm upholders of tradition"; "they are sustainers of the idea of democracy"

Synonyms

maintainer, sustainer

Misc. Definitions

\Up*hold"er\, n. [Up + holder. Cf. {Upholsterer}.]
1. A broker or auctioneer; a tradesman. [Obs.]
2. An undertaker, or provider for funerals. [Obs.] The upholder, rueful harbinger of death. --Gay.
3. An upholsterer. [Obs.]
4. One who, or that which, upholds; a supporter; a defender; a sustainer.

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