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 for customer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Customer \Cus"tom*er\ (k[u^]s"t[u^]m*[~e]r), n. [A doublet of
     customary, a.: cf. LL. custumarius toll gatherer. See
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     1. One who collect customs; a toll gatherer. [Obs.]
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              The customers of the small or petty custom and of
              the subsidy do demand of them custom for kersey
              cloths.                               --Hakluyt.
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     2. One who regularly or repeatedly makes purchases of a
        trader; a purchaser; a buyer.
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              He has got at last the character of a good customer;
              by this means he gets credit for something
              considerable, and then never pays for it.
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     3. A person with whom a business house has dealings; as, the
        customers of a bank. --J. A. H. Murray.
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     4. A peculiar person; -- in an indefinite sense; as, a queer
        customer; an ugly customer. [Colloq.] --Dickens.
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     5. A lewd woman. [Obs.] --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: someone who pays for goods or services [syn: customer,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  48 Moby Thesaurus words for "customer":
     Adamite, being, bloke, body, buyer, cat, chap, character, client,
     consumer, creature, duck, earthling, fellow, groundling, guy, hand,
     head, homo, human, human being, individual, joker, life,
     living soul, man, mark, mortal, nose, one, party, patron, person,
     personage, personality, prospect, purchaser, regular,
     regular customer, shopper, single, somebody, someone, soul, sucker,
     tellurian, terran, worldling

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