Definitions for boilermakerˈbɔɪ lərˌmeɪ kər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

boil•er•mak•erˈbɔɪ lərˌmeɪ kər(n.)

  1. a person who makes and repairs boilers.

    Category: Building Trades

  2. a drink of whiskey with beer as a chaser.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

Origin of boilermaker:

1860–65

Wiktionary

  1. boilermaker(Noun)

    A person qualified to make or repair boilers.

  2. boilermaker(Noun)

    A whiskey with a beer chaser.

  3. Origin: From boiler + maker.

Freebase

  1. Boilermaker

    A boilermaker is a trained craftsman who produces steel fabrications from plates and sections. The name originated from craftsmen who would fabricate boilers, but they may work on projects as diverse as bridges to blast furnaces to the construction of mining equipment.

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