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noun Agriculture.
  1. binder(def 5b).
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Origin of self-binder

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for self-binder

Historical Examples

  • The self-binder and the steam locomotive have been our achievements.

    The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know

    Thomas Forsyth Hunt

  • When used for mixing with corn in a silo, the self-binder is satisfactory.

  • For six years all went well with the McCormick and Withington self-binder.

  • Since 1884 there has been no essential change in the fashion of the self-binder.

    Cyrus Hall McCormick

    Herbert Newton Casson

  • Until 1880, all went well with McCormick and the Withington self-binder.

    Cyrus Hall McCormick

    Herbert Newton Casson