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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In the cotton-spinning trade, the practice of allowing only one piecer to every two spinners (thus, in effect, making them partners), favored by the employers but condemned and resisted by the trade-unions, which insist on two piecers to each spinner. Also called joining. [Trade-union cant.]

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  • verb Present participle of partner.

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