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See also: Welder


Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for welder in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

A person welding


Etymology 1[edit]

weld +‎ -er

Alternative forms[edit]


welder (plural welders)

  1. One who welds, or unites pieces of iron, etc., by welding.
  2. One who welds, or wields.
  3. An item of equipment for welding with: an electric welder.

Etymology 2[edit]

Of Irish origin.


welder (plural welders)

  1. A manager; an actual occupant; a land-tenant holding under the farmer or middleman.