chainer

noun
chain·​er | \ ˈchānə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of chainer

1 : chokerman
2 : a clipper in a coal mine
3 : one that arranges the pattern chain on a dobby loom
4 : a worker who ties skeins of yarn into a continuous chain for processing

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History and Etymology for chainer

chain entry 1 + -er

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“Chainer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chainer. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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