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  • v. Present participle of partner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. 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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