from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who inspects the weaver's cut or piece of cloth as it comes from the loom.


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  • Well, as aw were sayin ', Mr. Penrose, I come in these parts as cut-looker at th' Brig Factory, and th 'fust lass as brought her piece to me were Betty yonder.'

    Lancashire Idylls (1898) Marshall Mather

  • Padiham, an 'aw come to th' Brig Factory as cut-looker, an 'never laft th' job till aw went to weighin 'coil on th' pit bonk. '

    Lancashire Idylls (1898) Marshall Mather


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