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Delayer \De*lay"er\, n. One who delays; one who lingers.


Etymology 1 n. 1 One who delays. 2 A substance that is used to slow the rate of combustion of a solid rocket fuel so as to make it more controllable Etymology 2

vb. To remove layers; to strip away levels.


n. a person who delays; to put off until later or cause to be late

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It is sometimes known as the Fabian strategy, after the Roman general Fabius Cunctator - Fabius the Delayer.