Definition of piecener in English:

piecener

noun

historical
  • A person, especially a child, employed in a woollen or cotton mill to join together the ends of threads which have broken while being spun or wound.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From piecen + -er. Compare earlier piecer.

Pronunciation

piecener

/ˈpiːsənə//ˈpiːs(ə)nə/