chainer

noun chain·er \ˈchānə(r)\

Definition of chainer

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  chokerman

  2. 2 :  a clipper in a coal mine

  3. 3 :  one that arranges the pattern chain on a dobby loom

  4. 4 :  a worker who ties skeins of yarn into a continuous chain for processing

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Origin and Etymology of chainer

1chain + -er


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