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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Undertaker \Un`der*tak"er\, n. 1. One who undertakes; one who engages in any project or business. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 2. One who stipulates or covenants to perform any work for another; a contractor. [1913 Webster] To sign deputations for undertakes to furnish their proportions of saltpeter. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster] In come some other undertakes, and promise us the same or greater wonders. --South. [1913 Webster] 3. Specifically, one who takes the charge and management of funerals. [1913 Webster]