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also mas·quer  (măs′kər)
One who wears a mask, especially a participant in a masquerade or masque.


(ˈmɑːskə) or


a person who wears a mask or takes part in a masque
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Noun1.masker - a participant in a masquerademasker - a participant in a masquerade  
participant - someone who takes part in an activity
References in classic literature ?
The little boy scraped away at his cauldron with more spirit than ever; and, to crown all, an old woman had just placed on the tripod a frying-pan of grease, which hissed away on the fire with a noise similar to the cry of a troop of children in pursuit of a masker.
Hop-Frog, clinging to the chain as it rose, still maintained his relative position in respect to the eight maskers, and still (as if nothing were the matter) continued to thrust his torch down toward them, as though endeavoring to discover who they were.
The encamisados were all timid folk and unarmed, so they speedily made their escape from the fray and set off at a run across the plain with their lighted torches, looking exactly like maskers running on some gala or festival night.
But to the chamber which lies most westwardly of the seven, there are now none of the maskers who venture; for the night is waning away; and there flows a ruddier light through the blood-coloured panes; and the blackness of the sable drapery appals; and to him whose foot falls upon the sable carpet, there comes from the near clock of ebony a muffled peal more solemnly emphatic than any which reaches their ears who indulged in the more remote gaieties of the other apartments.
On his return from the Vatican, Franz carefully avoided the Corso; he brought away with him a treasure of pious thoughts, to which the mad gayety of the maskers would have been profanation.
No sound was audible save that of the carriages that were carrying the maskers home; nothing was visible save a few lights that burnt behind the windows.
Hostemaskine til eget hjem med masker (herunder brne masker).
In a report, Captain Bart Masker of the Volusia County Division of Corrections in Tallahassee, Florida, presents five recommendations to improve the public's perception of corrections:
If it persists, your doctor may recommend a device called a masker.
Carrie Horsley, National Pork Board, referred by Kevin Waetke, Claire Masker and Kylee Deniz
Recognizing the sway such writers have over consumers, commodity groups and corporations have made an effort to educate bloggers by inviting them to sponsored agritourism events (Cattleman's Beef Board, 2015) and farm tours (Bickel, 2014; Henry, 2014; Masker, 2014).
The level of the noise masker was fixed at 65 dB sound pressure level (SPL); the level of the sentences was adjusted adaptively depending on performance.