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boilermaker

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noun boil·er·mak·er \ˈbȯi-lər-ˌmā-kər\

Definition of boilermaker

  1. 1 :  a worker who makes, assembles, or repairs boilers

  2. 2 :  whiskey with a beer chaser



1865

First Known Use of boilermaker

1865


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