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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A machine for dressing millstones.
  • n. In marble-working, a machine for holding flooring-tiles in position while they are being faced or rubbed down to a true surface on a rubbing-bed.
  • n. A chucking-machine, particularly equipped for facing or finishing the ends of axles, bolts, screws, and studs.


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