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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 -er /ɝ; ||r/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 -er .
 1.  The termination of many English words, denoting the agent; -- applied either to men or things; as in hater, farmer, heater, grater. At the end of names of places, -er signifies a man of the place; as, Londoner, i. e., London man.
 2.  A suffix used to form the comparative degree of adjectives and adverbs; as, warmer, sooner, lat(e)er, earl(y)ier.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs
           with yttrium [syn: erbium, atomic number 68]
      2: a room in a hospital or clinic staffed and equipped to
         provide emergency care to persons requiring immediate
         medical treatment [syn: emergency room]

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Er, watchman