- a person who deals in staple goods
- a person who staples (wool, etc.)
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- any of various devices or machines for driving staples through paper, etc., as for binding pamphlets
- a heavier device for stapling insulation, upholstery fabric, etc. in placealso called staple gun
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One who deals in staple goods or staple fibers.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A device used to bind material together by means of staples.