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beader

[ bee-der ]
/ ˈbi dər /
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noun Carpentry.
a tool for forming beads on lumber.
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Origin of beader

First recorded in 1880–85; bead + -er1
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How to use beader in a sentence

  • Then examine the calked flues carefully, and if you see any seeping of water, use your beader lightly till the water stops.

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