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Kellner

noun

a type of telescopic eyepiece with a single field lens and a doublet eye group

Word Origin

Karl Kellner, German optical instrument maker

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  • By contract with the kellner at my hotel the difficulty was finally arranged.

    The Land of Thor J. Ross Browne
  • It was assumed that he was at the inn waiting for his "vale," like the ostler and the kellner.

    Historic Oddities Sabine Baring-Gould
  • kellner is having hysterics, and I just made some phone calls.

    Cue for Quiet Thomas L. Sherred
  • When they took me in to kellner and his crew it was "please, Mr. Miller" and "thank you, Mr. Miller."

    Cue for Quiet Thomas L. Sherred
  • The only question that troubled me at all was the position of kellner.

    The Treasure of the Tigris A. F. Mockler Ferryman
  • I sat down, Stein shifted nervously from one foot to the other, and in a moment kellner came back with a dozen others.

    Cue for Quiet Thomas L. Sherred
  • The man with the watch galloped off and came back with kellner and they all stood around muttering.

    Cue for Quiet Thomas L. Sherred

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