- A person who life on or in the confines; an inhabitant
- person who, or what, limits or restrains.
- One who life on confines, or near the edge of a country; a borderer; a near neighbor.
- person who or what confines.
- 2 (kon′ fī- or kon-fi′ nėr). [⟨ confine, v.i., + -er. Cf. confine, n, 4.] A borderer; person who lives in the confines or near the border of a country; a neighbor.