chamber-master love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A shoemaker who makes up his own material at home, and disposes of it to the shops.

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Examples

  • "The girl who makes seal-skin caps at a city warehouse does not wish to work for an East End chamber-master, even though she could make more at the commoner work; just as a soap-box maker would not care to make match-boxes, even though skilled enough to make more by it." [

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