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Webster's Dictionary 
(1): ( n.) One who is engaged in literary composition as a profession; an author; as, a writer of novels.
(2): ( n.) A clerk of a certain rank in the service of the late East India Company, who, after serving a certain number of years, became a factor.
(3): ( n.) One who writes, or has written; a scribe; a clerk.
King James Dictionary 
1. One who writes or has written. 2. An author. 3. A clerk or amanuensis.
Writer of the tallies, an officer of the exchequer of England a clerk to the auditor of the receipt, who writes upon the tallies the whole of the tellers bills.