Tester

Definition of Tester

Tes´ter
n.1.A headpiece; a helmet.
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.
1.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.

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