(?), n. 1. One who observes, or pays attention to, anything; especially, one engaged in, or trained to habits of, close and exact observation; as, an astronomical observer.
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The observed of all observers.
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Careful observers may foretell the hour,
By sure prognostic, when to dread a shower.
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2. One who keeps any law, custom, regulation, rite, etc.; one who conforms to anything in practice. "Diligent observers of old customs." Spenser.
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These . . . hearkened unto observers of times.
Deut. xviii. 14.
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3. One who fulfills or performs; as, an observer of his promises.
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4. A sycophantic follower. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl.
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