striker [strī′kər]
1. a person who strikes; specif.,
a) a worker who is on strike
b) an assistant who wields the heavy sledgehammer for a blacksmith
2. a thing that strikes, as the clapper in a bell, the striking device in a clock, etc.
a) U.S. Army an enlisted man doing extra-duty work for an officer for extra pay
b) U.S. Navy an enlisted man who is working to qualify for a rating
4. Soccer the forward and main scorer of a soccer team

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