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noun 
  1. One who works in lead
  2. 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.
  3. (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.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: loodgieter
  • French: plombier
  • German: Klempner
  • Italian: idraulico
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: fontanero (Spain), plomero (Latin America)
Etymology: From (term, plummier, lang=fro) (French (term, plombier, lang=fr)); from (term, plumbum, , lead or lead shot, lang=la).


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