grainer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From grain +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

grainer (plural grainers)

  1. A knife for taking the hair off skins.
  2. An infusion of pigeon's dung used by tanners to neutralize the effects of lime and give flexibility to skins; -- called also grains and bate.
  3. One who grains (paints in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc).
  4. A brush or tool used for such painting.
  5. (rail transportation, US) A type of railroad car that carries grain.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for grainer in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Verb[edit]

grainer

  1. to granulate
  2. to seed

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