stapler

noun (1)
sta·​pler | \ ˈstā-p(ə-)lər How to pronounce stapler (audio) \

Definition of stapler

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: one that deals in staple goods or in staple fiber

stapler

noun (2)

Definition of stapler (Entry 2 of 2)

: one that inserts staples especially : a small usually hand-operated device for inserting wire staples

First Known Use of stapler

Noun (1)

circa 1533, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stapler was circa 1533

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“Stapler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stapler. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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stapler

noun
sta·​pler | \ ˈstā-plər How to pronounce stapler (audio) \

Kids Definition of stapler

: a device that fastens using staples

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