- One who walks; a pedestrian.
- That with which one walks; a foot.(Obs)"Lame Mulciber, his walkers quite misgrown." [Chapman.]
- [Law] A forest officer appointed to walk over a certain space for inspection; a forester.
- A fuller of cloth.(Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot)"She cursed the weaver and the walker The cloth that had wrought." [Percy's Reliques.]
Etymology: AS. wealcere. See Walk (v. t.), 3
- [Zoöl] Any ambulatorial orthopterous insect, as a stick insect.
- [construction, tunneling] A shift superintendent or assistant superintendent who supervises several shifters(4} and their crews. Since these crews are usually separated by some distance, the walker is frequently seen walking between them. Also called walking boss.