A Dictionary of the English Language
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Achiever

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An Achi'ever. n.s. He that performs; he that obtains what he endeavours after.

A victory is twice itself, when the achiever brings home full numbers. Shakespeare's Much ado about Nothing.

Sources: Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing (23)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Achiever." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: February 1, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=2688.


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