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Word: plumber

Definition: one who installs and repairs pipes and plumbing(pipes)


Sentences Containing 'plumber'

"It is an ordinary plumber's smoke- rocket, fitted with a cap at either end to make it self-lighting.
Father was a plumber in the Tottenham Court Road, and he left a tidy business behind him, which mother carried on with Mr. Hardy, the foreman; but when Mr. Windibank came he made her sell the business, for he was very superior, being a traveller in wines.
John Horner, a plumber, was accused of having abstracted it from the lady's jewel-case.
John Horner, 26, plumber, was brought up upon the charge of having upon the 22nd inst., abstracted from the jewel-case of the Countess of Morcar the valuable gem known as the blue carbuncle.
You knew that this man Horner, the plumber, had been concerned in some such matter before, and that suspicion would rest the more readily upon him.

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