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

  Glazer \Glaz"er\, n.
     1. One who applies glazing, as in pottery manufacture, etc.;
        one who gives a glasslike or glossy surface to anything; a
        calenderer or smoother of cloth, paper, and the like.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A tool or machine used in glazing, polishing, smoothing,
        etc.; amoung cutlers and lapidaries, a wooden wheel
        covered with emery, or having a band of lead and tin
        alloy, for polishing cutlery, etc.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Emery \Em"er*y\, n. [F. ['e]meri, earlier ['e]meril, It.
     smeriglio, fr. Gr. ?, ?, ?, cf. ? to wipe; perh. akin to E.
     smear. Cf. Emeril.] (Min.)
     Corundum in the form of grains or powder, used in the arts
     for grinding and polishing hard substances. Native emery is
     mixed with more or less magnetic iron. See the Note under
     [1913 Webster]
     Emery board, cardboard pulp mixed with emery and molded
        into convenient.
     Emery cloth or Emery paper, cloth or paper on which the
        powder of emery is spread and glued for scouring and
     Emery wheel, a wheel containing emery, or having a surface
        of emery. In machine shops, it is sometimes called a buff
        wheel, and by the manufacturers of cutlery, a glazer.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: someone who cuts flat glass to size [syn: glass cutter,
           glass-cutter, glassworker, glazier, glazer]

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