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[fawr-wer-der] /ˈfɔr wər dər/
a person who forwards.
Origin of forwarder
First recorded in 1540-50; forward + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The form and shape of the book depend wholly, indeed, on the forwarder.

    A Book for All Readers Ainsworth Rand Spofford
  • If we were all to do our duty rigidly to the letter, we should get no forwarder.

    On the Heels of De Wet

    The Intelligence Officer
  • The forwarder, who performs all the other operations leading up to the finishing.

  • Nor will this sketch of settlements bring us forwarder than I would have it.

    Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
  • But as it ever should have been the forwarder, so was it ever, from day to day, slower and worse.

    Early Britain Grant Allen
  • Nobody really knows him, nobody gets any forwarder with him.

    Elizabeth's Campaign

    Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  • All processes after the book leaves the hand of the forwarder are known as finishing processes.

    Library Bookbinding Arthur Low Bailey
  • I hope Spring is forwarder, where you reside, than with us, and that the difference of climate begins to be felt.

    Lord Chatham Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
  • An iron instrument used by the forwarder for rubbing backs after they are paste-washed.

  • He moved his chair forwarder and forwarder, till I saw him leaning over the table between two of the gentlemen to listen.

British Dictionary definitions for forwarder


a person or thing that forwards
a person engaged in the bookbinding process of forwarding
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