Definition of Starchers

1. Noun. (plural of starcher) ¹



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Definition of Starchers

1. starcher [n] - See also: starcher

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Literary usage of Starchers

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1. The Employments of Women: A Cyclopaedia of Woman's Work by Virginia Penny (1863)
"Clear starchers. The doing up of muslin, in large cities, has made for itself a separate calling. Where there is constant employment, it pays well. ..."

2. The Employments of Women: A Cyclopaedia of Woman's Work. By Virginia Penny by Virginia Penny (1863)
"Clear starchers. The doing up of muslin, in large cities, has made for itself a separate calling. Where there is constant employment, it pays well. ..."

3. Special Bulletin by New York (State). Dept. of Labor (1905)
"starchers were not subjected to oppressive rules. 6. Denial of hearing.—As to the hand starchers of Cluett, Peabody & Co. being unable to obtain a hearing, ..."

4. Annual Report of the Commissioner of Laborby New York (State). Dept. of Labor by New York (State). Dept. of Labor (1906)
"of shirts and collars who are members of the Manufacturers' Association and the girls formerly employed as starchers. \Ve have made somewhat thorough ..."

5. Labor and Industrial Chronology by Massachusetts Bureau of Statistics of Labor (1906)
"33 donated $25 to Chicago teamsters and 420 to Troy starchers. ... 95 donated $lo to Troy starchers. Iron and Brass Molders' Apprentices organized. ..."

6. Annual Report of the Minimum Wage Commission of Massachusetts by Massachusetts Minimum Wage Commission, Herman La Rue Brown, Robert Edgar Bisbee, Edwin N. Bartlett, Charles Frederick Dutch (1915)
"Collars and shirts are hung by the starchers upon hooks of the loop-conveyors, on which they ... starchers usually attend to all the processes of drying, ..."

7. The Trade Union Woman by Alice Henry (1915)
"This was the strike of the starchers in the Troy, New York, shirt and collar trade. ... In 1905 the starchers had their wages cut, and at the same time some ..."

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