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The origin of this word is unknown.
- IPA: /ɡænɪstər/
ganister (plural ganisters)
- 2008, “Jesse Lee Hartman”, English Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation:
- He was employed as a clerk in a general store in Hollidaysburg from 1872 to 1878, and as a manager of a blast furnace at McKees Gap, Pennsylvania, from 1878 to 1891. He returned to Hollidaysburg after being elected prothonotary of Blair County, Pennsylvania, in 1891. He was reelected in 1894 and in 1897. He was extensively engaged in the quarrying and shipping of ganister.
hard, fine-grained sandstone