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abrade +‎ -er

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abrader (plural abraders)

  1. Something that abrades; a tool or machine for abrading. [First attested in the late 19th century.][1]
  2. (archaeology) A primitive artifact made of sandstone used for smoothing, sharpening, or shaping.

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  1. ^ “abrader” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 7.

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