pleyer

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English pleġere; equivalent to pleyen (to play) +‎ -er (agentive suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pleyer (plural pleyers)

  1. One who makes entertainment for themselves:
    1. One who participates in a game or sport; a player.
    2. One who gambles or bets on a game.
    3. A participant in festivities or revelry.
  2. One who provides entertainment (e.g. songs, dance, music):
    1. A performer or participant in a play or stage show.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: player
  • Scots: player

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