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Definition of Toolers
1. tooler [n] - See also: tooler
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toolers
Literary usage of Toolers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1820)
"The tradesmen who watch the arrival of visitors at Worthing, to solicit custom, are called toolers ; and their importunity ..."
2. The Origin of Tyranny by Percy Neville Ure (1922)
"... name would have been given to the party by its opponents, much as though enemies of a modern labour party should call them the Strikers or Down-toolers. ..."
3. The Bookworm: An Illustrated Treasury of Old-time Literature (1893)
"... a complete Caxton, examples of celebrated typographers of four centuries, bindings of the great Italian, French, German, English, and American toolers, ..."
4. New York's Great Industries: Exchange and Commercial Review, Embracing Also by Richard Edwards (1884)
"... force of seventy-five hands, many of them the most skilful finishers and toolers in the trade, competent to turn out the finest specimens of the art. ..."
5. Life and Manners: From The Autobiography of an English Opium-eater by Thomas De Quincey (1851)
"... Buckingham House, without his coming into the binding-room and minutely inspecting the progress of the binder and his allies — the gilders, toolers, &c. ..."
6. Railway Organization and Management by James Peabody (1916)
"... machinist, blacksmith, tinsmith, toolers, carpenters, painters, hostlers, cinder-pit men, etc.; and the road engine foreman and the engine-house foreman ..."