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clamper

transitive verb clamp·er \ˈklampər\

Definition of clamper

-ed/-ing/-s

now chiefly Scottish

  1. :  to patch together especially clumsily or hastily I can clamper up the story — J. G. Lockhart

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Origin and Etymology of clamper

frequentative of 2clamp


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clamper

noun clamp·er \"\

Definition of clamper

plural

-s

now chiefly Scottish

  1. :  a patched-together argument or charge his defense was a mere clamper

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clamper

noun clamp·er \ˈklampə(r), -laam-\

Definition of clamper

plural

-s

  1. :  creeper 5a

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Origin and Etymology of clamper

2clamp + -er


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clamper

noun clamp·er \"\

Definition of clamper

plural

-s

  1. :  a skilled worker who operates a special rotary press that transfers an engraved design from one small steel roller to another in raised form so that it can later be impressed in a large copper roller for printing cloth —called also clammer

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Origin and Etymology of clamper

1clamp + -er


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