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Schreiner

[shrahy-ner] /ˈʃraɪ nər/
noun
1.
Olive ("Ralph Iron") c1862–1920, English author and feminist.

schreinerize

[shrahy-nuh-rahyz] /ˈʃraɪ nəˌraɪz/
verb (used with object), schreinerized, schreinerizing.
1.
to produce a lustrous finish on (a fabric) by subjecting it to pressure exerted by rollers engraved with many fine lines.
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[shrahy-ner] /ˈʃraɪ nər/ (Show IPA).
especially British, schreinerise.
Origin of schreinerize
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; See origin at schreiner finish, -ize
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Schreiner

/ˈʃraɪnə/
noun
1.
Olive (Emilie Albertina). 1855–1920, South African novelist and feminist writer, whose works include the autobiographical The Story of an African Farm (1883) and Women and Labour (1911)
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