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 for painter
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Painter \Paint"er\ (p[=a]nt"[~e]r), n. [OE, pantere a noose,
     snare, F. panti[`e]re, LL. panthera, L. panther a hunting
     net, fr. Gr. panqh`ra; pa^s all + qh`r beast; cf. Ir.
     painteir a net, gin, snare, Gael. painntear.] (Naut.)
     A rope at the bow of a boat, used to fasten it to anything.
     --Totten.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Painter \Paint"er\, n. [Corrupt. of panther.] (Zool.)
     The panther, or puma. [A form representing an illiterate
     pronunciation, U. S.] --J. F. Cooper.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Painter \Paint"er\, n. [See 1st Paint.]
     One whose occupation is to paint; esp.:
     (a) One who covers buildings, ships, ironwork, and the like,
         with paint.
     (b) An artist who represents objects or scenes in color on a
         flat surface, as canvas, plaster, or the like.
         [1913 Webster]
  
     Painter's colic. (Med.) See Lead colic, under Colic.
  
     Painter stainer.
     (a) A painter of coats of arms. --Crabb.
     (b) A member of a livery company or guild in London, bearing
         this name.
         [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Poonah painting \Poo"nah paint`ing\ [From Poona, in Bombay
     Province, India.]
     A style of painting, popular in England in the 19th century,
     in which a thick opaque color is applied without background
     and with scarcely any shading, to thin paper, producing
     flowers, birds, etc., in imitation of Oriental work.
  
     Note: Hence:
  
     Poonah brush,
  
     paper,
  
     painter, etc.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Puma \Pu"ma\ (p[=u]"m[.a]), n. [Peruv. puma.] (Zool.)
     A large American carnivore ({Felis concolor), found from
     Canada to Patagonia, especially among the mountains. Its
     color is tawny, or brownish yellow, without spots or stripes.
     Called also catamount, cougar, American lion, mountain
     lion, and panther or painter.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Boat \Boat\ (b[=o]t), n. [OE. boot, bat, AS. b[=a]t; akin to
     Icel. b[=a]tr, Sw. b[*a]t, Dan. baad, D. & G. boot. Cf.
     Bateau.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. A small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by cars
        or paddles, but often by a sail.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Different kinds of boats have different names; as,
           canoe, yawl, wherry, pinnace, punt, etc.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Hence, any vessel; usually with some epithet descriptive
        of its use or mode of propulsion; as, pilot boat, packet
        boat, passage boat, advice boat, etc. The term is
        sometimes applied to steam vessels, even of the largest
        class; as, the Cunard boats.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A vehicle, utensil, or dish, somewhat resembling a boat in
        shape; as, a stone boat; a gravy boat.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Boat is much used either adjectively or in combination;
           as, boat builder or boatbuilder; boat building or
           boatbuilding; boat hook or boathook; boathouse; boat
           keeper or boatkeeper; boat load; boat race; boat
           racing; boat rowing; boat song; boatlike; boat-shaped.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     Advice boat. See under Advice.
  
     Boat hook (Naut.), an iron hook with a point on the back,
        fixed to a long pole, to pull or push a boat, raft, log,
        etc. --Totten.
  
     Boat rope, a rope for fastening a boat; -- usually called a
        painter.
  
     In the same boat, in the same situation or predicament.
        [Colloq.] --F. W. Newman.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  painter
      n 1: an artist who paints
      2: a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint
      3: a line that is attached to the bow of a boat and used for
         tying up (as when docking or towing)
      4: large American feline resembling a lion [syn: cougar,
         puma, catamount, mountain lion, painter, panther,
         Felis concolor]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  121 Moby Thesaurus words for "painter":
     Bacon, Bellows, Benton, Botticelli, Boucher, Buffet, Cassatt,
     Chirico, Constable, Copley, Corot, Correggio, Courbet, Daumier,
     David, Degas, Delacroix, Dubuffet, Duchamp, Dufy, Eakins, El Greco,
     Ensor, Feininger, Fra Angelico, Fragonard, Friesz, Gainsborough,
     Gauguin, Gleizes, Goya, Graves, Greuze, Gris, Grosz, Hals, Hodler,
     Hogarth, Homer, Hopper, Ingres, Kent, Kirchner, Leger, Leo,
     Limburg, Lippi, Manet, Mantegna, Marc, Marin, Marquet, Masaccio,
     Masolino, Masson, Michelangelo, Millet, Mondrian, Monet, Moses,
     Munch, Murillo, Nolde, Orozco, Ozenfant, Picabia, Picasso,
     Pissarro, Poussin, Raphael, Redon, Rembrandt, Remington, Riley,
     Rivera, Romney, Rousseau, Ryder, Sargent, Siberian tiger, Titian,
     Turner, Vandyke, Whistler, Wood, aquarellist, bobcat,
     cat-a-mountain, catamount, cheetah, colorist, cougar, de Kooning,
     historical painter, jaguar, landscapist, leopard, lion, luminarist,
     luminist, lynx, marine painter, miniaturist, monochromist,
     mountain lion, ocelot, oil-colorist, panther, pavement artist,
     polychromist, portrait painter, portraitist, puma, scene painter,
     scenewright, scenographer, simba, still-life painter, tiger,
     watercolorist, wildcat
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Painter, VA -- U.S. town in Virginia
     Population (2000):    246
     Housing Units (2000): 117
     Land area (2000):     0.633974 sq. miles (1.641985 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.633974 sq. miles (1.641985 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            60296
     Located within:       Virginia (VA), FIPS 51
     Location:             37.585632 N, 75.783445 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     23420
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Painter, VA
      Painter
  

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