[ self-bahyn-der ]


Origin of self-binder

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85

Words Nearby self-binder Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use self-binder in a sentence

  • It is the half-way mark, the child of the reaper and the parent of the self-binder.

  • And, far more discouraging, the magical self-binder itself suddenly became ill-humored and refused to form its sheaves properly.

    The Romance of the Reaper | Herbert Newton Casson
  • David M. Osborne backed a new self-binder, lost a million, and died of heartbreak.

    The Romance of the Reaper | Herbert Newton Casson
  • In one instance the author treated a case wherein the fetlock joint was perforated by the sickle-guard of a self-binder.

    Lameness of the Horse | John Victor Lacroix
  • The evolution of the reaper into the twine self-binder was an epoch-making event in the agricultural world.

    Makers of Modern Agriculture | William Macdonald