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sander

[san-der] /ˈsæn dər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that sands or sandpapers.
Origin of sander
1620-1630
First recorded in 1620-30; sand + -er1

Sander

[san-der] /ˈsæn dər/
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Alexander.
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  • As soon, therefore, as the city fell I was to hasten thither and there meet sander.

    Dross

    Henry Seton Merriman
  • sander came to see me the same evening at my club in London.

    Dross

    Henry Seton Merriman
  • If Mr. sander knew more he did not take me further into his confidence.

    Dross

    Henry Seton Merriman
  • The letter was unsigned, but the handwriting that of my astute agent, sander.

    Dross

    Henry Seton Merriman
  • There remained, therefore, nothing but to pay Mr. sander and bid him farewell.

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    Henry Seton Merriman
British Dictionary definitions for sander

sander

/ˈsændə/
noun
1.
a power-driven tool for smoothing surfaces, esp wood, plastic, etc, by rubbing with an abrasive disc
2.
a person who uses such a device
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