Definition of Plumber

1. Noun. A craftsman who installs and repairs pipes and fixtures and appliances.

Exact synonyms: Pipe Fitter
Generic synonyms: Artificer, Artisan, Craftsman, Journeyman



Definition of Plumber

1. n. One who works in lead; esp., one who furnishes, fits, and repairs lead, iron, or glass pipes, and other apparatus for the conveyance of water, gas, or drainage in buildings.

Definition of Plumber

1. Noun. One who works in lead. ¹

2. Noun. One who furnishes, fits, and repairs pipes and other apparatus for the conveyance of water, gas, or drainage. ¹

3. Noun. (British) In the Royal Navy, nickname for an apprentice, a boy aged 16 to 18, who is trained in technical skills at the Dockyard Schools to become an Artificer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plumber

1. one who installs and repairs plumbing [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plumber

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plumbate
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plumber (current term)
plumber's crack
plumber's friend
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Literary usage of Plumber

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1. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1917)
"Whether a statute to the effect, that no one could be licensed as a master plumber until he had been licensed as a journeyman plumber for three years, ..."

2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"When work under a contract is completed, the contracting plumber should so notify ... Where the laws of a city or state require it, a contracting plumber ..."

3. Biennial Report by Texas Bureau of Labor Statistics (1910)
"They shall also register in a book to be kept for that purpose the names and places of business of all persons to whom a plumber's license is issued. ..."

4. Bulletin of the Department of Labor by United States Dept. of Labor (1898)
"Any person desiring to engage in or work at the business of plumbing, either as a master plumber or employing plumber, oras a.journeyman plumber, ..."

5. Supplement ... to the Public Health Reports by United States Public Health Service (1921)
"Fees for renewal for a master plumber or employing plumber's license shall not be more than S2 and for a journeyman plumber's license shall not be more than ..."

6. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"It is the duty of the plumber to provide dwellings and other buildings with systems of piping that will () supply and distribute water to convenient points; ..."

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