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Paster   Listen
noun
Paster  n.  
1.
One who pastes; as, a paster in a government department.
2.
A slip of paper, usually bearing a name, intended to be pasted by the voter, as a substitute, over another name on a printed ballot. (Cant, U.S.)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Paster" Quotes from Famous Books



... office of Pall Mall, which is also the store of "Paster" Pile—a frame building upon stilts to allow an unobstructed flow of the Wolf when on a winter rampage—the road turns at right angles to the west. Through fields of corn it goes, across a stretch of red clover to the clump of forest trees which is the schoolhouse grounds and in which ...
— Sergeant York And His People • Sam Cowan

... rest. The boys thought 'twas funny to crate[20] me. I woke up kind o' cold, 'bout one in the mornin.' 'Bout two o'clock I come up Means's hill, and didn't I see Pete Jones, and them others that robbed the Dutchman, and somebody, I dunno who, a-crossin' the blue-grass paster towards Jones's?" (Ralph shivered.) "Don't shake your finger at me, old woman. Tongue is all I've got to fight with now; but I'll fight them thieves tell the sea goes dry, I will. Shocky, ...
— The Hoosier Schoolmaster - A Story of Backwoods Life in Indiana • Edward Eggleston

... Head thrown back, Jimmy drained the last drop of coffee from his cup, then scraped the latter with a tin spoon for its last bit of sugar. "We are pasters, our gang is. We paste the paper on the boxes. There's a boy sits next to me what's the fastest paster in town, but I'm going to beat him some day. I can paste almost as ...
— People Like That • Kate Langley Bosher



Words linked to "Paster" :   paste, gummed label, working man, ex libris, working person, bookplate, workman



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