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sifter

[sif-ter] /ˈsɪf tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that sifts.
2.
a kitchen implement for sifting:
a flour sifter.
Origin of sifter
1570-1580
1570-80; sift + -er1
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n.

1570s, agent noun from sift (v.).

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