harvester

Part of speech: noun

A harvest worker; a machine that harvests grain.

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Usage examples "harvester":

  1. The flat, low- lying fields, having yielded their corn to the harvester, were barren and without sign of life, for the cultivators had departed to their homesteads, and the roving cattle were housed. - "Banked Fires", E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi.
  2. Mr. Roosevelt's candidature was lavishly supported by Mr. G. W. Perkins, of the Steel and Harvester Trusts, and by other gentlemen of great wealth who had formerly indorsed Mr. Hanna's methods; and all of the old engines of politics were brought into play. - "Contemporary American History, 1877-1913", Charles A. Beard.
  3. Then they held a conference in the small brick house with its maps and its pine tables and its picture of an American harvester on the wall, which was now headquarters. - "The Amazing Interlude", Mary Roberts Rinehart.