Definition of Sharpeners

1. Noun. (plural of sharpener) ¹



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Definition of Sharpeners

1. sharpener [n] - See also: sharpener

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sharpeners

sharp-witted
sharp-worded
sharp as a tack
sharp cookie
sharp practice
sharp tongue
sharpbill
sharpbills
sharpchin flyingfish
sharpe
sharped
sharpen
sharpened
sharpener
sharpeners (current term)
sharpeneth
sharpening
sharpens
sharper
sharpers
sharpest
sharpfin
sharpie
sharpies
sharping
sharpings
sharpish
sharpite
sharpling

Literary usage of Sharpeners

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1. The American Office: Its Organization, Management and Records by John William Schulze (1914)
"Pencil sharpeners )C, V It is no longer considered economy to have clerks sharpen ... A number of mechanical pencil sharpeners are now on the market. ..."

2. Topographic, Trigonometric and Geodetic Surveying: Including Geographic by Herbert Michael Wilson (1912)
"Needle-points, Pencil Holders and sharpeners. ... As the pencil must be sharpened frequently, sand-paper sharpeners, preferably in the form of pads, ..."

3. Topographic, Trigonometric and Geodetic Surveying: Including Geographic by Herbert Michael Wilson (1912)
"Needle-points, Pencil Holders and sharpeners.—In running a traverse, ... As the pencil must be sharpened frequently, sand-paper sharpeners, preferably in ..."

4. Topographical Surveying: Including Geographic, Exploratory, and Military by Herbert Michael Wilson (1900)
"Needle-points, Pencil Holders and sharpeners.—In running a traverse, and in the execution of plane-table triangulation, the little devices and tools with ..."

5. The Sunday Magazine by Thomas Guthrie, William Garden Blaikie, Benjamin Waugh (1874)
"There was those little patent lead-pencil sharpeners, as when they first came out sold in the West-end shops at half-a-crown each ; well, they didn't take, ..."

6. The American Office: Its Organization, Management and Records by John William Schulze (1913)
"The office boy's tendency to tinker with and improve office appliances i? responsible for many of the complaints lodged against pencil sharpeners, ..."

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