Whitster
Whitster Whit"ster, n. [Contracted fr. whitester.] A whitener; a bleacher; a whitester. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The whitsters in Datchet mead. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • whitster — whit·ster …   English syllables

  • whitster —  a bleacher, North …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • whitster — ˈhwitstə(r) also ˈwi noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from whiten to white + ster : a linen bleacher …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whitester — White ster, n. [White + ster.] A bleacher of linen; a whitener; a whitster. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quister — variant of whitster Obs …   Useful english dictionary

  • whyst — whyst(e whystare, whystel(l, tle, tyl(le, whystelare, er: see whist, whitster, whistle, wissel, whistler, wisseler …   Useful english dictionary

  • whyste — whyst(e whystare, whystel(l, tle, tyl(le, whystelare, er: see whist, whitster, whistle, wissel, whistler, wisseler …   Useful english dictionary

  • wytstare — obs. f. whitster …   Useful english dictionary

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