Definition of Basters

1. Noun. (plural of baster) ¹



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Definition of Basters

1. baster [n] - See also: baster

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Basters

bastardly
bastardly gullion
bastardly gullions
bastardry
bastards
bastardsword
bastardswords
bastardy
bastardy bond
bastardy bonds
bastardy proceeding
baste
basted
bastegh
baster
basters (current term)
bastes
bastide
bastides
bastile
bastiles
bastille
bastilles
bastillion
bastillions
bastinade
bastinaded
bastinades
bastinading
bastinado

Literary usage of Basters

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1. The Immigrant Jew in America by National Liberal Immigration League, Edmund Janes James, Walter Scott Andrews, Oscar R. Flynn, J. R. Paulding (1907)
"Operators from $11 to $25 per week; helpers (to operators), from $5 to $12 per week; basters, from $10 to $18 per week; helpers (to basters), from $5 to $10 ..."

2. Journal of Social Science: Containing the Proceedings of the American by American Social Science Association, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, Frederick Stanley Root (1890)
"1 1385, 1394. t They paid machinists ifa. and 18r. per week, basters izj. per ... &d. to 6s., with an average of 4t. id. per day ; women basters (10 cases), ..."

3. The Employment of Women in the Clothing Trade by Mabel Hurd Willett (1902)
"The few women basters that may have been introduced through the factory system make little impression upon the general proportion of women. ..."

4. The Clothing Workers of Chicago, 1910-1922 by Leo Wolman, Paul Wander, H. K. Herwitz, Eleanor Mack, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America Chicago Joint Board, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America Research Dept (1922)
"The Trade Board held that the agreement did not require the armhole basters to do the work of sewing collar pieces. The company appealed on the ground that ..."

5. The Russian Jew in the United States: Studies of Social Conditions in New by Charles Seligman Bernheimer (1905)
"Operators from $11 to $25 per week; helpers (to operators), from $5 to $12 per week; basters, from $10 to $18 per week; helpers (to bast- ers), ..."

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