Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One whose occupation is the making of glue.—
  • n. An apparatus for boiling skins, hoofs, etc., to obtain the gelatinous matter.

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Examples

  • “The late lamented Patrick Morkan, our grandfather, that is,” explained Gabriel, “commonly known in his later years as the old gentleman, was a glue-boiler.”

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  • Gabriel, "commonly known in his later years as the old gentleman, was a glue-boiler."

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