Definition of hirer:
It denotes the part of the price given by a purchaser in making a bargain, or of the wages given by the hirer concluding a contract of service, by way of assurance that the stipulated sum will be forthcoming.- "The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians", G. G. Findlay.
- "Can You Forgive Her?", Anthony Trollope.
We would easily have reconciled ourselves to the delay, for a Japanese small town such as Takasaki has much worth seeing to offer a European, but a great part of the time was wasted in fruitless attempts to get the horse- hirer to let us have the horses a few hours earlier.- "The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II", A.E. Nordenskieold.