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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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fiddlerfid‧dler /ˈfɪdlə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 APMsomeone who plays the violin, especially if they play folk music2 SCCCHEATsomeone who gives false information, especially on official documents, in order to pay less money or get more than they should tax fiddlersfiddling noun [uncountable]
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fiddlerThe driver was a fiddler for a California cowboy band.Celtic music-meets-punk fiddler Ashley MacIsaac.I heard the fiddler plucking at his strings.They should all chip in like smart businessmen and pay the fiddler.Gone is the sing-song, the knees-up, the fiddler, the man with the squeezebox or pipes.The fiddler crab provides an excellent example of positive allometry.
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