Stainers

All Noun
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  • He next kept a school at Ramsey; and then moved to Manchester, where he was traveller for a firm of paper-stainers.
  • A landscape by him is preserved in the Painter-Stainers' Hall.
  • It stands well when well seasoned, and is used for engraved blocks for calico printers, paper stainers, and for various other purposes. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 497
  • Instruments without any resemblance whatever to those of Stainer are accepted by the multitude as original Jacob Stainers. Cited from The Violin, by George Hart
  • Your nose-borers, feet-swathers, tooth-stainers, eyebrow-pluckers would all want bread should their neighbors want vanity. Cited from Best of the World's Classics...Prose, Vol. IV, Great Britain & Ireland
  • Many are red-coloured and are known as red bugs and some species are called cotton stainers because their feeding activities leave an indelible yellow-brownish stain on cotton crops.
  • Pyrrhocoris is a genus of true bugs in the family Pyrrhocoridae, the cotton stainers.
  • The Scottish firm of J. and G.H. Gibson, glass-stainers, Philadelphia, obtained a national reputation for artistic work. Cited from Scotland's Mark on America, by George Fraser Black
  • In 1862 he won another gold medal at the London Exhibition and was elected a liveryman in the Painter-Stainers Company for thirty-eight years.
  • An organisation of stainers, or painters of metals and wood, is known to have existed as early as 1268.
  • It is easy to laugh at all that ensued when first the mummers and the stainers of canvas strayed into Mayfair. Cited from The Works of Max Beerbohm, by Max Beerbohm
  • On the death of his uncle, in 1864, he succeeded him as clerk of the Painter-Stainers' Company, an office which had been held by his grandfather.
  • The Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize is an annual art award, intended to encourage creative representational painting and draughtsmanship.
  • Think how much the eyes of painters of all kinds, and of manufacturers of cloth and paper, and paper-stainers, and countless others, are to be educated by these autumnal colors. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 60, October 1862, by Various
  • But then each party keeps its professors of intimidation and stainers of character, whose business it is to deprive men of the luxury of large thinking, and to drive all neutrals into their respective ranks. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 7, May, 1858, by Various
  • The stainers have decreed the stains shall stay. Cited from The Poems of Sidney Lanier
  • Who but an artist acquainted with the best work of Italy in Violin-making could have made those exquisite Violins known as "Elector Stainers"? Cited from The Violin, by George Hart
  • He also painted the ceiling over the staircase in a house in Soho Square, and a ceiling at Painter-Stainers' Hall.
  • In England, little is known of the trade and its structures before the late 13th century, at which paint guilds began to form, amongst them the Painters Company and the Stainers Company.
  • He was a founding members of the Royal Academy, and, in 1784, was master of the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers.
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Root form of stainers is stainer for the noun.

How Stainers gets used

Meaning of Stainers

  • noun A worker who stains (wood or fabric)