wire-drawer


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wire-drawer

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wire-drawing machine

n
(Tools) a machine for drawing metal into wire
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His job as a wire-drawer at a Cardiff engineering factory meant he was exempt from conscription.
And then there were the Washburns - Ichabod, the master wire-drawer, who did more than any other individual to create industrial Worcester; Charles, his brother and partner; Emory, distinguished lawyer, jurist and last Whig governor of Massachusetts; another Charles who served in Congress; Reginald, railroad magnate and inventor; Robert, writer and politician; Rodney, banker; and a clutch of other family members well-known for various contributions to the common good.