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canner

[kan-er] /ˈkæn ər/
noun
1.
a person who cans meat, fruit, etc., for preservation.
2.
an animal yielding meat of poor quality, suitable only for canning.
Origin of canner
1865-1870
1865-70, Americanism; can2 + -er1
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  • After the jars are filled and put in the canner, the cover is fastened down tight by thumb-screws.

    Mechanical Devices in the Home Edith Louise Allen
  • And does the canner think of that when he allows rotten meat to go into his cans?

    Crimes of Charity Konrad Bercovici
  • The jars are filled according to canning directions and are set in the canner.

    Mechanical Devices in the Home Edith Louise Allen
  • This makes a jacket of water between the flange and sides of the canner.

    Mechanical Devices in the Home Edith Louise Allen
  • Since the canner is so frequently offered as a prize, this need will no doubt be soon supplied.

    The American Country Girl Martha Foote Crow
  • A higher pressure is an indication of a higher temperature in the canner.

    Mechanical Devices in the Home Edith Louise Allen
  • Remove jars from canner and tighten lids as soon as canner is opened.

    Every Step in Canning Grace Viall Gray
  • The canner a briny man is he, And into the brine go one and all.

    A line-o'-verse or two Bert Leston Taylor
  • As soon as jars are filled with hot sirup or hot water, place immediately in the canner.

    Every Step in Canning Grace Viall Gray
  • The canner sat silent a moment or two, and then laughed good-humoredly.

    Thrice Armed Harold Bindloss
British Dictionary definitions for canner

canner

/ˈkænə/
noun
1.
a person or organization whose job is to can foods
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