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piano tuner

noun
1.
a person who tunes pianos and sometimes other keyboard instruments.
Origin of piano tuner
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • "No, I never heard of you before," replied the piano-tuner, stolidly.

    The Boss of Taroomba E. W. Hornung
  • "You have something to be vain about," said the piano-tuner, looking at her frankly.

    The Boss of Taroomba E. W. Hornung
  • "Who—she—is," repeated the piano-tuner, talking aloud to himself.

    The Boss of Taroomba E. W. Hornung
  • The piano-tuner looked at her doubtfully, but only for one moment.

    The Boss of Taroomba E. W. Hornung
  • The piano-tuner stuck his thumbs into his ears, covered his closed eyes with his palms, and tried both to think and to pray.

    The Boss of Taroomba E. W. Hornung
  • Then Naomi herself stole with soft, bold steps to the piano-tuner's door.

    The Boss of Taroomba E. W. Hornung
  • Your bow was negligible to the piano-tuner, and everything veterinary held up its head.

    The Imperialist (a.k.a. Mrs. Everard Cotes) Sara Jeannette Duncan
  • He fished out a piano-tuner's key from his sack, and I saw he was in earnest.

    Wanderers Knut Hamsun
  • Gilroy hauled a freckled hand out of a cross pocket to point at the piano-tuner's nag.

    The Boss of Taroomba E. W. Hornung
  • "I hope you may find it satisfactory," said the piano-tuner grandly.

    Wanderers Knut Hamsun

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