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This Reliever then came up to the women and asked them how they did.

What say you to Mithridates of Pergamos, my reliever and rescuer, the great son of Eupator?

Reliever, a coat worn in turn by any party of poor devils whose wardrobes are in pawn.

Reliever:—Go back you need not, for in no place where you go will you find a want at all.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., agent noun from relieve. Baseball sense ("relief pitcher") is attested by 1945.

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