from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who cuts teeth in files; a file-maker.


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  • About a year after his removal he had occasion to speak to the file-cutter, and sought him at the Lamb, where a number of Count

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  • (What does it profit a file-cutter if he gains his master's whole capital and loses his own life?)

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  • The file-cutter put out a hand with fingers prodigiously long and thin, and deftly parted both Little's eyelids with his finger and thumb, so as to show the whole eye.

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  • In his heart he went with the file-cutter: but his understanding encumbered him.

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  • I have also repeatedly seen a file-cutter eat his dinner with his filthy poisoned fingers, and so send the poison home by way of salt to a fool's bacon.

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  • "The file-cutter never lives the span of life allotted to man.

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