n.1.One who wishes well, or means kindly.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Bemoaning the fickleness of fashion current in 1676, Thomas Mace usefully sets down `as a Remembrancer, and Well-willer to Posterity' the manner of the old viol consort music: