bray·​er | \ ˈbrā-ər How to pronounce brayer (audio) \

Definition of brayer

: a printer's hand inking roller

Examples of brayer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like other tactile artists, Debra Riffe’s workspace is full—her walls and shelves are filled with linoleum blocks, brayers and barens, printing inks, carving tools, printing presses, and finished art pieces. Eric Dusenbery, al, "Meet 5 Alabama artists embracing tactile arts in a digital world," 23 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of brayer

1683, in the meaning defined above

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10 Jan 2020

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“Brayer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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