fumigator

[fyoo-mi-gey-ter]
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Origin of fumigator

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55; fumigate + -or2
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Examples from the Web for fumigator

Historical Examples of fumigator

  • It was almost as if he had emerged from the lethal presence of the fumigator itself.

    The Market-Place

    Harold Frederic

  • On the whole, this gas has many advantages as a fumigator and disinfectant.

    House Rats and Mice

    David E. Lantz

  • The fumigator was the same as at Giessen, and it did its work well.

    Three Times and Out

    Nellie L. McClung

  • The fumigator came to hand but without the engine to drive it.

  • None save a well-seasoned old smoker of tobacco can use the fumigator with impunity.

    When Life Was Young

    C. A. Stephens