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Fastener  n.  One who, or that which, makes fast or firm.

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"Fastener" Quotes from Famous Books

... usage of the fishery, the whale-boat pushes off from the ship, with the headsman or whale-killer as temporary steersman, and the harpooneer or whale-fastener pulling the foremost oar, the one known as the harpooneer-oar. Now it needs a strong, nervous arm to strike the first iron into the fish; for often, in what is called a long dart, the heavy implement has to be flung to the distance of twenty or thirty feet. But however prolonged ...
— Moby Dick; or The Whale • Herman Melville

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