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The original term was upholder, which is still in occasional use; next upholster; and, thirdly, upholsterer.
NOTES AND QUERIES, VOL. IV, NUMBER 98, SEPTEMBER 13, 1851VARIOUS
Such a statement is occasionally made by a consistent upholder of the mechanical system of Voice Culture.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
He paused, and frowned, conscious that he was making little impression on the upholder of law and order.
THE BLUE GERMMARTIN SWAYNE
Stewart was an upholder of Whig principles, when the Scottish government was in the hands of the staunchest Tories.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
But the stern upholder of the law did not feel that he had the right to disobey the instructions of his father.
COMPLETE SHORT WORKSGEORG EBERS
Mr. Podgers was quite impersonal, but positive, as befitted an upholder of pure faith.
THIRTYHOWARD VINCENT O'BRIEN
But God is the upholder of us all by His mighty power, and preserves us from the wrath of the wicked that would swallow us up.
GEORGE FOXGEORGE FOX
Prel′atism, Prel′ature, prelacy: the time during which a prelate exercises authority; Prel′atist, an upholder of prelacy.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Rathke, in particular, was a firm upholder of the doctrine, and made considerable use of it in his writings.
FORM AND FUNCTIONE. S. (EDWARD STUART) RUSSELL
I do not call the upholder of the developmental doctrine a believer of this kind.
OPUSCULAROBERT GORDON LATHAM
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WORDS RELATED TO UPHOLDER

  • backer
  • booster
  • champion
  • defender
  • demonstrator
  • expositor
  • expounder
  • interpreter
  • partisan
  • promoter
  • propagandist
  • proponent
  • protagonist
  • second
  • seconder
  • spokesperson
  • supporter
  • upholder
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