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[woo d-tur-ner]
  1. a person whose occupation is wood turning.
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Origin of woodturner

First recorded in 1830–40; wood1 + turner1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of woodturner

  • He made a notable convert when he won August Bebel, a Saxon woodturner, to his cause.

    Socialism and Democracy in Europe

    Samuel P. Orth

  • This woodturner developed into one of the ablest political generals of his time.

  • This woodturner, turned party autocrat and statesman, is a never-ending wonder to the German aristocracy.

  • The double calipers of the woodturner (fig. 20) have by far the most appealing and ingenious design of all such devices.