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  • noun Plural form of molder.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of molder.


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  • He considered McCormick "the town's tutelary deity" and one of the "molders" of the city, along with Al Capone and Samuel Insull.

    Chicago Reader 2010

  • Or, suppose we take the machine itself and say to the laborer: "That great machine with all its levers and wheels and springs working in such beautiful harmony was made entirely by manual workers, such as molders, blacksmiths, and machinists; no brain workers had anything to do with the making of it; the labor of the inventors, and of the men who drew the plans and supervised the making, had nothing to do with the production of the machine" -- our laborer would rightly conclude that we were either fools or seeking to mock him as one.

    Socialism A Summary and Interpretation of Socialist Principles John Spargo 1921

  • But we should take the molders where we can get them.

    Dave Zirin: Invoking Dr. King, Charles Barkley Stands Strongly for LGBT Rights Dave Zirin 2011

  • Meanwhile my own work in the same area molders in neglectful shade, and I can scarcely afford even the rent on this two room shack in the shadow of the Matterhorn.

    The light that draws the flower James Greer 2011

  • Unless there is a sea change very quickly, the Republican Party will collapse in November, because conservative opinion molders will be urging the rank-and-file to stay home and “punish” George W. Bush.

    Latin America 2010

  • Its 2009 Global Language Dictionary, described as “a manual on how to talk to journalists and opinion molders about the Arab-Israeli conflict,” states:

    Wonk Room » The Israel Project Recommends Stoking 9/11 Immigration Fears In ‘Right Of Return’ Talking Points 2009

  • I think I was lickin 'him, but the molders called it a draw because the policeman on the beat stopped us when we'd only teen fightin' half an hour.

    CHAPTER XVI 2010

  • What we have is a political appeal to those of you wedded to the idea that you're ideological partners to Orwellian power brokers and molders of a new society.

    A Q&A Relevant to Catastrophyism 2010

  • An 'then his whole gang was goin' to jump on me, only a couple of iron-molders stepped in an 'saw fair play.

    CHAPTER XVI 2010

  • Ultimately, if we feel we need a “nanny cam” in every classroom in America to ensure compliance and competence, then we have lost our sense of teachers as trusted molders of minds and citizens.

    Teachers and nanny cams: Compliance vs. trust Valerie Strauss 2011


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