(), n. 1. One who, or that which, bruises.
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2. A boxer; a pugilist; hence, a strong, tough person; -- often used in the phrase big bruiser. R. Browning.
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Like a new bruiser on Broughtonic sand,
Amid the lists our hero takes his stand.
T. Warton.
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3. A concave tool used in grinding lenses or the speculums of telescopes. Knight.
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