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

 tes·ter /ˈtistɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tes·ter n.
 1. A headpiece; a helmet. [Obs.]
    The shields bright, testers, and trappures.   --Chaucer.
 2. A flat canopy, as over a pulpit or tomb.
 3. A canopy over a bed, supported by the bedposts.
    No testers to the bed, and the saddles and portmanteaus heaped on me to keep off the cold.   --Walpole.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tes·ter, n.  An old French silver coin, originally of the value of about eighteen pence, subsequently reduced to ninepence, and later to sixpence, sterling. Hence, in modern English slang, a sixpence; -- often contracted to tizzy. Called also teston.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: someone who administers a test to determine your
           qualifications [syn: examiner, quizzer]
      2: a flat canopy (especially one over a four-poster bed)