- to join (boards having beveled edges) so as to make a flush surface.
Origin of sypher
First recorded in 1835–45; spelling variant of cipher
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Sypher, a 26-year-old Kansas native, has a wild life story, beginning with a teenage adventure in South America.
This past week, Howard “Ford” Sypher did it again—in D.C. Abigail Pesta reports.
After five years in the Army, with multiple deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, Sypher needed a change.
Sypher went back to his hotel, washed off the blood, and ate a slice of apple pie.
It exactly matches some without arms which I bought at Sypher's.A Little Country Girl
Sypher's, with their child, which was sick, came again to our house.The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn
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And Miss Sypher thought that she would git some money jest as he did.Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife
"And surely you've come off victorious, Mr. Sypher," said Zora.
Sypher claimed her attention until the train was on the point of starting.
- (tr) to lap (a chamfered edge of one plank over that of another) in order to form a flush surface
C19: variant of cipher
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