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caner

[ key-ner ]

noun

  1. a person who works with cane, especially one who produces canework for chairs.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of caner1

First recorded in 1865–70; cane + -er 1

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Example Sentences

The erection of this building in 1749 is largely due to the efforts of Dr. Caner, who was then rector.

Dr. Caner's house stood close to King's chapel on the north side of the old burying-ground, and was a rough wooden structure.

It has been said, also, that Dr. Caner died in London in 1792.

Dr. Caner died in England at the close of the year 1792 in his ninety-third year.

In this case, however, instead of cord we used cane strips, which we had bought from a chair caner.

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