mender

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mender a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mender One who mends or repairs.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mender One who or that which mends or repairs.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Mender one who mends
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Short for amend.

Usage

In literature:

She no longer wants to be the cook, the mender, the sweeper of the house!
"The Conquest of Bread" by Peter Kropotkin
Oh, if her mother were not the general mender!
"The Girls at Mount Morris" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Of what must the mender be careful?
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
Thisbe was the lady loved by Pyramus and was acted by Flute the bellows-mender.
"Castellinaria and Other Sicilian Diversions" by Henry Festing Jones
Like all men of original genius, this stout-minded pot-mender had unbounded confidence in himself.
"Mystic London:" by Charles Maurice Davies
Cook had tents erected for the sick, the sail-menders, and the coopers, and then left with Captain Furneaux and the two Forsters for Oparree.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
Across the street there resides a mender of musical instruments.
"Chimney-Pot Papers" by Charles S. Brooks
The road makers and menders of England and America could not get better models than these.
"The Automobilist Abroad" by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
The bar of the Hawk and Heron was full of carriers, carters, road-menders, and farm-laborers, all drinking, and all noisy.
"A Son of Hagar" by Sir Hall Caine
A trade, sir, that I hope I may use with a safe conscience; which is, indeed, sir, a mender of bad soles.
"The New Hudson Shakespeare: Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare
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In news:

Imagine one of the greatest stories of forgiveness set during one of the greatest conflicts of the 20th century, and you have the story of "The Heart Mender .".
The Johnsburg Town Board, March 2012 Mike Mender.
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