Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which sifts cinders; specifically, a perforated shovel or sieve for sifting ashes or dust from cinders.

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Examples

  • "Take you, indeed!" answered the elder sister, with a sneer; "it is no place for a cinder-sifter: stay at home and do your work."

    The National Nursery Book With 120 illustrations

  • A thousand voices exclaimed, ` ` We will have no cinder-sifter mingle in our games of chivalry. ''

    The Antiquary

  • A thousand voices exclaimed, "We will have no cinder-sifter mingle in our games of chivalry."

    The Antiquary — Complete

  • A thousand voices exclaimed, “We will have no cinder-sifter mingle in our games of chivalry.”

    The Antiquary

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