from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who cards wool. See
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He shall no longer be a wool-carder, for such are not now men of mark.
He preached a sermon against the pretended reformation, to prove it destitute of a lawful mission; it being begun at Meaux, by Peter Clark, a wool-carder; at
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The poor wool-carder of Meaux was succeeded by more illustrious victims.
It was not long before the wool-carder was apprehended.
[Sidenote: The wool-carder, Jean Leclerc, tears down a papal bull.] [Sidenote: His barbarous sentence.]
He learned the clothier's trade, he was apprenticed to a wool-carder, and he served his time at the woodpile, in the harvest field, and as chore boy.
A simple wool-carder, Pierre Leclerc, brother of one of the first martyrs of Protestant France, was called from the humble pursuits of the artisan to the responsible post of pastor.
The part which, in Brittany, is played by the bazvalon, the village tailor, is taken in our part of the country by the hemp-dresser and the wool-carder, two professions which are unusually combined in one.
He had not been a mill boy, nor lived in a log-cabin, nor split rails (which was to his discredit), but he had been an apprentice to a wool-carder in Livingston County,
The cook-stove will follow the loom and wheel, the wool-carder and shears.
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