Definitions

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  • n. A dyer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dyer.

Etymologies

From Middle English litestere, from liten ("to dye") + -stere (see -ster). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Eng. litster, a dyer, a word of Scandinavian origin, comes Lister, as in

    The Romance of Names

  • Spinster is the only one of all her various womanly titles that survives; webster, shepster, litster, brewster, and baxter are obsolete.

    Home Life in Colonial Days

  • The limp-wristed litster is kind of trying here to identify with America's 240 year history of owning guns for self defense, protecting the nation, and hunting, but his 40 years of socialist indoctrination, or his check writng benefactors don't see it.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Ranking the ranting = Style points = 20% -- litster has never had too much on the ball, so this is like kicking a guy who starts a fight and then lays on the ground curled up in a defensive ball -- information = 20% -- nothing new here, mostly dem party dogma -

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Interpretation = 20%/30% -- litster is welcome to his spin on a manufactured article, he is supposedly an American citizen, but I always wonder if this is worth the Post paying him a salary for -- just not enough impact to create any positive energy in support of his party position.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • The old litster and the 'bamster are truely cut from the same cloth.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

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