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repairer

[ri-pair-er] /rɪˈpɛər ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that repairs.
2.
Ceramics. a person who assembles the modeled parts of a piece and finishes the whole.
Origin of repairer
1495-1505
First recorded in 1495-1505; repair1 + -er1
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  • I was not your accomplice, but the repairer of the evil which you had done to yourself!

  • That monarch was as zealous a repairer of temples as his predecessors had been zealous builders.

    Chaldea

    Znade A. Ragozin
  • But it is done, and so well, that the repairer is called not that, but a restorer.

    The Tapestry Book Helen Churchill Candee
  • It is the part of the repairer to see that he looks at home in his new surroundings.

    The Tapestry Book Helen Churchill Candee
  • We will now return to the dealer and his assistant or repairer.

  • He is distinguished both as a maker and repairer of instruments.

    The Violin George Hart
  • In despair the Yellow Emperor sought far and wide for the repairer of the Heavens.

    The Book of Tea Kakuzo Okakura

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