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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who makes patterns, as for sewing, carpentry, or industrial machinery.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. someone whose occupation is to make patterns, especially those used as a guide in the manufacture of something else

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Someone who makes patterns (as for sewing or carpentery or metalworking).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In mech. engin., a workman who makes the patterns used by molders in foundry-work.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who makes patterns (as for sewing or carpentry or metalworking)

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