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brander

[bran-der]
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verb (used with object) Building Trades.
  1. to apply furring to (a surface).
verb (used without object)
  1. to apply furring.

Origin of brander

First recorded in 1865–70; back formation from brandering
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Historical Examples

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

    Erik Dorn

    Ben Hecht

  • Out front in the half-lighted auditorium Brander suddenly left her.

    Erik Dorn

    Ben Hecht

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

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    Ben Hecht

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

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

    Erik Dorn

    Ben Hecht