from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One whose trade is the making of harness.


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  • In her house were not only laundresses, sempstresses, carpenters, tailors and tailoresses, there was even a harness-maker — he was reckoned as a veterinary surgeon, too, — and a doctor for the servants; there was a household doctor for the mistress; there was, lastly, a shoemaker, by name


  • Then the harness-maker rose and went to an inner doorway and called through it something that brought out a comely, motherly woman as alert as himself.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • 'Excellency,' he said, 'Caterina, the sister of this man, would by now be married to the son of the harness-maker in Estalebona, had not the harness-maker intervened.


  • A harness-maker from Bricksburg held the place of master of the station below here for years -- a man who probably never was in a boat, and certainly would not go in one in

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 099, March, 1876

  • The latter had a leathern scabbard which, in several defective places, had been repaired with sealing-wax because Frederick found this to be less expensive than to have it repaired by a harness-maker.

    Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia

  • I'm also an umbrella-mender and harness-maker, and I can glaze stewing-pans. '

    Selected Polish Tales

  • Ollier, now scarcely sixteen, went to work as a clerk in a merchant's office; but his mother, thinking that his future in a clerkship was limited, secured him a place as an apprentice to a harness-maker.

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921

  • His employer wrote his mother stating that her son would never make a harness-maker; for he spent most of his time either in study when in the shop or at the courts when he should have been at work.

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921

  • Constant wetting rots the covers, but a harness-maker will re-cover the balls, and they can be used for practice.

    Healthful Sports for Boys

  • Callie availed herself of this opportunity, and when we left there, the harness-maker had promised to serve her wonderful Savior and he kept his word.

    Fifteen Years with the Outcast


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