miler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mile + agentive -er

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Noun[edit]

miler (plural milers)

  1. an athlete or a horse who specializes in running races of one mile (often used in a compound with a number or fraction)
    • 1905, E.W. Hornung, A Thief in the Night
      But the master himself was an old Oxford miler, who could still bear it better than I; nay, as I flagged and stumbled, I heard him pounding steadily behind.
    • 1907, Arthur Conan Doyle, Through the Magic Door
      The champion sprinter is seldom a five-miler as well.

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Noun[edit]

miler m (plural milers)

  1. a set of one thousand
  2. a number only resolvable to the nearest thousand in quantity

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Usage notes[edit]

Rather than using the feminine ordinal (milena or mil·lèsima‎) as the word for a set of one thousand as is usual, for one thousand miler and its synonym are used.


Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

miler c

  1. plural indefinite of mile