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brander

[bran-der] /ˈbræn dər/
verb (used with object), Building Trades.
1.
to apply furring to (a surface).
verb (used without object)
2.
to apply furring.
Origin of brander
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70; back formation from brandering
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  • Out front in the half-lighted auditorium brander suddenly left her.

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  • brander was toying idly with a chain that hung about the woman's neck.

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  • He reminded Rachel of brander, only brander told secrets without trying.

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  • The thin woman, watching brander anxiously, approached and seized his arm.

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  • Rachel felt a relief as brander passed out of the door with the woman.

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  • "brander evidently has an idea that all is not right," he thought to himself.

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  • Mr. brander got back in time to dress comfortably for dinner.

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  • I wonder that you allowed him to invest in bank shares, Mr. brander.

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  • "She is as obstinate as a little mule," Mr. brander said shortly.

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  • During that time he had received a letter from Mr. brander that surprised him.

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