Definition of Piecers

1. Noun. (plural of piecer) ¹



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Definition of Piecers

1. piecer [n] - See also: piecer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piecers

piece out
piece rate
piece together
piece work
pieced
pieceless
piecemealed
piecen
piecened
piecener
pieceners
piecening
piecens
piecer
piecers (current term)
pieces
pieces of clothing
pieces of crumpet
pieces of eight
pieces of paper
piecewise
piecewise-linear
piecewise linear
piecewiselinear
piecework
pieceworker
pieceworkers

Literary usage of Piecers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"The Relation between Spinners and piecers in the Cotton Industry. By SJ CHAPMAN, MA When spinning first became a separate industry for men at the beginning ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"For toe-pieces we should certainly read toe-piecers, a clear and obvious correction. ... piecers ..."

3. Cotton Spinning and Manufacturing in the United States of America by Thomas William Uttley (1905)
"... can tenters- Rates and productions on fly frames—Doffers and back-boys instead of piecers on the mules—Warpers on six machines—System of keeping skilled ..."

4. The History of Trade Unionism by Sidney Webb, Beatrice Potter Webb (1902)
"The leaders of any incipient movement among the piecers have necessarily fallen away ... But though the Lancashire piecers have always failed to form an ..."

5. Industrial Problems and Disputes by George Ranken Askwith Askwith (1921)
"When more piecers were educated, the young men could be released. Lord Kitchener ordered the report to be carried out immediately, but by that lack of ..."

6. A History of Factory Legislation by B. L. Hutchins (1907)
"The method of evasion was as follows : " A man with a number of children employed under him, say a spinner with three piecers, will send out one of these ..."

7. A history of factory legislation by B. L. Hutchins (1911)
"The industrial organisation was thus described by Wm. Longston before Sadler's Committee2:—" A spinner has piecers ; they are universally persons who are ..."

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