verb (used with or without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for sharpener
Buy a sharpener, or pay a professional for frequent sharpenings.
The mechanic, the hireling, the sharpener of tools, he must never keep more than a day.
It is wonderful what a sharpener of the poor wits hunger is!A Rough Shaking|George MacDonald
I put the pencil in the sharpener, gave it two or three turns, and out it came with the point nicely rounded and sharpened.Dawson Black: Retail Merchant|Harold Whitehead
You can carry it loose in your pocket without fear of injuring the sharpener or yourself.
For a sharpener wrap a piece of fine emery paper about a square stick and tack it down.Notes on Bookbinding for Libraries|John Cotton Dana