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Japanner

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Japánner. n.s. [from japan.]

  1. One skilled in japan work.

  2. A shoeblacker.

                The poor have the same itch;
    They change their weekly barber, weekly news,
    Prefer a new japanner to their shoes.
    Pope's Horace.

Sources: Pope, Alexander (393)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Japanner." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: June 22, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=3660.


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