Painter : Definition

Painter

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Pronunciation : Paint"er
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OE, pantere a noose, snare, F. pantière, LL. panthera, L. panther a hunting net, fr. Gr. ; painteir a net, gin, snare, Gael. painntear.] (Naut.)
Definition : Defn: A rope at the bow of a boat, used to fasten it to anything. Totten.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Paint"er
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Corrupt. of panther.] (Zoöl.)
Definition : Defn: The panther, or puma. [A form representing an illiterate pronunciation, U. S.] J. F. Cooper.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Paint"er
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [See lst Paint.]
Definition : Defn: One whose occupation is to paint; esp.: (a) One who covers buildings, ships, ironwork, and the like, with paint. (b) An artist who represents objects or scenes in color on a flat surface, as canvas, plaster, or the like. Painter's colic. (Med.) See Lead colic, under Colic. -- Painter stainer. (a) A painter of coats of arms. Crabb. (b) A member of a livery company or guild in London, bearing this name.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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