Origin of eraser
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Historical Examples of eraser
I don't know what I said, if anything, and the suit recorder has no playback or eraser.Accidental Death
Always keep your pencils sharpened and have an eraser handy.Manual of Military Training
James A. Moss
Trent picked up an eraser and passed it over the name on the envelope.Anthony Trent, Master Criminal
An eraser, a knife, or some small article may be attached to one end of the thread.
Willy's body vanished from the floor as I dropped the eraser.The Animated Pinup
- an object, such as a piece of rubber or felt, used for erasing something written, typed, etca pencil eraser
"thing that erases writing," 1790, American English, agent noun from erase. Originally a knife for scraping off the ink. As a rubber product for removing pencil marks, from 1858.