Definition of Buttoner

1. Noun. Any device used to fasten buttons to a garment. ¹

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Definition of Buttoner

1. one that buttons [n -S] - See also: buttons

Literary usage of Buttoner

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

1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"buttoner (card-sharpers), a confederate who entices " pigeons " into playing. Button on (printers), see PAS ..."

2. The Mysteries of the Court of London by George William MacArthur Reynolds (1863)
"We stated that upon ascending the stairs a second time, the buttoner found ... And therefore," added the buttoner, in a. still lower whisper and with au ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"They were sometimes made of horsehair so woven as to be elastic ; ribbons tied in ornamental bows were also at one time fashionable. glove-buttoner ..."

4. Sketches Awheel in Modern Iberia by Fanny Bullock Workman, William Hunter Workman (1897)
"He replied he had none, so in the absence of any more convenient implement we hammered away with a small pocket shoe-buttoner and at last succeeded in ..."

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