Biter



a person or animal that bites, especially habitually or viciously:
That dog is a biter.
Chiefly Chesapeake Bay. the larger claw of a crab.
Obsolete. a cheat; swindler; fraud.
Historical Examples

Garden-Craft Old and New John D. Sedding
Highways & Byways in Sussex E.V. Lucas
The Strange Story of Rab Rby Mr Jkai
The Attache Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Notes and Queries, Number 175, March 5, 1853 Various
Uncle Wiggily’s Adventures Howard R. Garis
Zoological Mythology (Volume II) Angelo de Gubernatis
Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events S. Baring-Gould
Canadian Wilds Martin Hunter
The Childrens’ Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10) James Edward Parrott

Someone who copies another
A thief: biters made off with his pencils
Teeth •Used in the plural

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