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steeplejack

steeplejack

noun stee·ple·jack \-ˌjak\

: a person who repairs chimneys, towers, etc.

Full Definition of STEEPLEJACK

:  a person whose work is building smokestacks, towers, or steeples or climbing up the outside of them to paint and make repairs

First Known Use of STEEPLEJACK

1852

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