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

 bruis·er /ˈbruzɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bruis·er n.
 1. One who, or that which, bruises.
 2. A boxer; a pugilist; hence, a strong, tough person; -- often used in the phrase big bruiser.
 Like a new bruiser on Broughtonic sand,
 Amid the lists our hero takes his stand.   --T. Warton.
 3. A concave tool used in grinding lenses or the speculums of telescopes.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a large and strong and heavyset man; "he was a bull of a
          man"; "a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as
          he got" [syn: bull, strapper, Samson]