Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who manufactures paper or who works at paper-making.
““Still, that old slyboots of a paper-maker must not overreach us; it is time to ask him for something besides promises.””
“We sell our wares to the book-purveyor, between whom and us there is no greater obligation than between him and his paper-maker or printer.”
“They surely would not like to hear that we were unable to pay the printer, bookbinder, clerks, paper-maker, etc.”
“His father was a paper-maker, and both he and his brother Sealey (born 1747, and married Harriett, daughter of James Pownall, of Wilmslow) gave up their time almost entirely to the invention of paper machinery.”
“To make the book beautiful should be the united aim of all who are concerned in its manufacture -- the paper-maker, the printer, and the book-binder.”
“Hamilton, Ohio, a large paper-maker, visited St. Louis on business that called for legal assistance, and I was employed by him.”
“The deckle edge is left uncut, just as it comes from the paper-maker.”
“My father was a paper-maker, and lived all his lifetime in the town.”
“He followed for some time the business of a paper-maker, but gave attention to the study of law, and was admitted to the bar in 1841, and practiced in Greenville.”
“The old woman was sitting up in her wretched bed, winding worsted; four meager, ill-clothed, pale children were all busy, some of them sticking pins in paper for the pin-maker, and others sorting rags for the paper-maker.”
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