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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Undertaker \Un`der*tak"er\, n.
1. One who undertakes; one who engages in any project or
business. --Beau. & Fl.
2. One who stipulates or covenants to perform any work for
another; a contractor.
To sign deputations for undertakes to furnish their
proportions of saltpeter. --Evelyn.
In come some other undertakes, and promise us the
same or greater wonders. --South.
3. Specifically, one who takes the charge and management of
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: one whose business is the management of funerals [syn:
mortician, undertaker, funeral undertaker, funeral
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