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PAINSTA’KER. n.s.

PAINSTA'KER. n.s.

PAINSTA’KER. n.s. [pains and take.] Labourer; laborious
person.
O Thomas, Thomas, hazard not thy life,
I’ll prove a true painstaker day and night;
I’ll spin and card, and keep our children tight. Gay.