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- n. A manufacturer of chairs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A maker of chairs.
As she passed through, there suddenly flashed before her mind the scene in the laboratory with the chairmaker.
He was a chairmaker by trade, a vulgar good fellow by nature, a politician by circumstances, a boss by evolution, and a grafter by choice.
God allowed him to go on in iniquity until all the world saw as never before that "the way of the transgressor is hard," and that dishonesty will not declare permanent dividends, and that you had better be an honest chairmaker with a day's wages at a time than
I made inquiry, some forty years ago, and was informed that he lived at Birmingham, was a chairmaker by profession, and devoted much of his time to chemistry; that he was known to and esteemed by Dr. Parr; and that he was then dead.
Catskill chairmaker ushering this 300-year-old tradition onwards and upwards.