puller

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From Middle English puller, pullere, equivalent to pull +‎ -er.

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puller (plural pullers)

  1. Anything that pulls, but especially a hoist in which a cable is attached to a lever and a ratchet mechanism.
    • 2017, Kyra Sundance, Dog Training 101 (page 84)
      If your dog is a puller, try attaching your leash to the front chest clip on her harness.
  2. A tool for pulling, such as a bearing puller.

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