High-binder

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • High-binder (U.S.) a rowdy, ruffian, blackmailer
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. héah; Goth. hauhs, Ice. hár, Ger. hoch.

Usage

In literature:

I wouldn't WANT to go there to dinner with that gang of, of high-binders.
"Babbitt" by Sinclair Lewis
When it came to Skin Games he was the original High-Binder.
"People You Know" by George Ade
Mr. Jackson thought he could sit in his Front Room and read the burglarious Meditations of the High-Binders in Wall Street.
"Ade's Fables" by George Ade
They have the high-binder's passion for getting something for nothing, his dislike to real work.
"Command" by William McFee
Most binders are paid a certain amount for books eight inches high or less, the prices differing according to the material used.
"Library Bookbinding" by Arthur Low Bailey
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In poetry:

High rose the sun o'er the golden plain,
And the binders rested by the grain,
And sitting there, 'neath a friendly shade,
Each quenched the thirst that their labor made;
But one drank from the water mug,
And the other from the whiskey jug.
""One Was Taken, And One Was Left"" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

In news:

Friends since high school, Nick Glaude and Dave Binder are now set to "rise" above the competition with their new Rocky River pizza shop, Rize .
Rohm and Haas Aquaset is a high performance, environmentally ad­vanced binder technology applicable in a variety of industry areas, particularly for th building and construction, automotive and furniture markets.
Wilmington Charter cross country runner Zach Binder is this week's WDEL Male High School Athlete of the Week.
Binder Lopez rides his bike under a fallen traffic signal caused by high winds at the corner of Lake Avenue and Claremont Street, Thursday, in Pasadena, Calif.
RTR Provides a High-Quality PG Binder.
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