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brander

[bran-der] /ˈbræn dər/
verb (used with object), Building Trades.
1.
to apply furring to (a surface).
verb (used without object)
2.
to apply furring.
Origin of brander
1865-1870
1865-70; back formation from brandering
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  • But brander had time to dodge to one side, so that Silva hit him on the hip and bore him down.

    The Sea Bride Ben Ames Williams
  • Out front in the half-lighted auditorium brander suddenly left her.

    Erik Dorn Ben Hecht
  • brander looked at Faith, and spoke to her, and to the others.

    The Sea Bride Ben Ames Williams
  • brander was toying idly with a chain that hung about the woman's neck.

    Erik Dorn Ben Hecht
  • Came a day, when the trying out was done, that brander went to Faith.

    The Sea Bride Ben Ames Williams
  • Rachel felt a relief as brander passed out of the door with the woman.

    Erik Dorn Ben Hecht
  • "Dear me, what an extraordinary girl she is," Mrs. brander said, much shocked.

    A Girl of the Commune George Alfred Henty
  • "brander evidently has an idea that all is not right," he thought to himself.

    A Girl of the Commune George Alfred Henty
  • brander was to stay in the Sally, ironed in the after 'tween decks.

    The Sea Bride Ben Ames Williams
  • Mr. brander got back in time to dress comfortably for dinner.

    A Girl of the Commune George Alfred Henty

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