tester

Part of speech: noun

One who tests; a device for testing.

Part of speech: noun

A flat canopy, as over a bed.

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Usage examples "tester":

  1. " The day that we were in the Theatre at Oxford, Farmer Tester was away at one of the markets. - "Tom Brown at Oxford", Thomas Hughes.
  2. They were back to the centre, the Dublin men had kicked, Tester had gathered and returned to touch. - "The Prelude to Adventure", Hugh Walpole.
  3. The pink curtains were drawn, but there was no fire in the grate- for fires in bedrooms were unknown at Ansdore; however, a Christmas- like effect was given by sprigs of holly stuck in the picture- frames, and a string of paper flowers hung from the bed- tester to the top of the big woolly bell- rope by the mantelpiece. - "Joanna Godden", Sheila Kaye-Smith.