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synonyms for pruner

  • clippers
  • scissors
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How to use pruner in a sentence

On the afternoon of July 15, the grape vine on the wall near my window was being attended to by the pruner.
MEMOIRS OF A SURREY LABOURERGEORGE STURT (AKA GEORGE BOURNE)
I prune my trees in June when they are large, so as to let in light and sun; I use a tree pruner; think it pays.
THE APPLEVARIOUS
He usually managed to give the vines in my neighborhood extra attention—like Garibaldi, he was a confirmed pruner.
THE SMILING HILL-TOPJULIA M. SLOANE
Van Beneden and Pruner-Bey, who are both great authorities on the subject of anthropology.
PRIMITIVE MANLOUIS FIGUIER
Pruner Bey describes it as "ammoniacal and rancid; it is like the odor of the he-goat."
STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, VOLUME 4 (OF 6)HAVELOCK ELLIS
Broca believed them to be of northern derivation, while Pruner Bey traced them from a blondish Eastern source.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JANUARY 1899VARIOUS
The young pruner should be very careful in cutting away, and recollect that what he cuts off he cannot put on again.
EVERY BOY'S BOOK: A COMPLETE ENCYCLOPDIA OF SPORTS AND AMUSEMENTSVARIOUS
The height of the trunk usually depends on the whims of the pruner.
THE PEARS OF NEW YORKU. P. HEDRICK
The pruner should not only know why he prunes, but how the work should be done.
CORNELL NATURE-STUDY LEAFLETSVARIOUS
Pruner of coconut trees, sir, and servant of my mother-in-law.
THE SOCIAL CANCERJOS RIZAL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PRUNER

  • clippers
  • hedge clippers
  • nippers
  • scissors
  • snippers
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