steeplejack

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noun stee·ple·jack \-ˌjak\

Definition of steeplejack

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

1852

First Known Use of steeplejack

1852


STEEPLEJACK Defined for English Language Learners

steeplejack

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noun stee·ple·jack \-ˌjak\

Definition of steeplejack for English Language Learners

  • : a person who repairs chimneys, towers, etc.

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