Com*pound"er (?), n.
1. One who, or that which, compounds or
mixes; as, a compounder of medicines.
2. One who attempts to bring persons or
parties to terms of agreement, or to accomplish, ends by
compromises. "Compounders in politics."
3. One who compounds a debt, obligation,
Religious houses made compounders
For the horrid actions of their founders.
4. One at a university who pays
extraordinary fees for the degree he is to take. [Eng.]
5. (Eng. Hist.) A Jacobite who
favored the restoration of James II, on condition of a general
amnesty and of guarantees for the security of the civil and
ecclesiastical constitution of the realm.