- One who works in lead
- One who furnishes, fits, and repairs lead, iron, glass or plastic pipes, and other apparatus for the conveyance of water, gas or drainage; originally, one who did piping for waste water, as distinct from a pipe fitter, who dealt only with fresh water.
- (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.
Etymology: From (term, plummier, lang=fro) (French (term, plombier, lang=fr)); from (term, plumbum, , lead or lead shot, lang=la).
- Dutch: loodgieter
- French: plombier
- German: Klempner
- Italian: idraulico
- Spanish: fontanero (Spain), plomero (Latin America)
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