plumber

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French plummier (French plombier); from Latin plumbum (lead or lead shot).

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Noun[edit]

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plumber (plural plumbers)

  1. One who works in or with lead.
  2. One who furnishes, fits, and repairs pipes and other apparatus for the conveyance of water, gas, or drainage.
    1. One who installs piping for potable and waste water.
  3. (UK) 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.

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References[edit]

  • Corpun.com, a specialized website on Corporal Punishments [1]

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Verb[edit]

plumber

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of plumbō