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boilermaker  (ˈbɔɪləˌmeɪkə



  1. a person who works with metal in heavy industry; plater or welder
  2. (British, slang) a beer drink consisting of half of draught mild and half of bottled brown ale
  3. (US, slang) a drink of whisky followed by a beer chaser

Example Sentences Including 'boilermaker'

They took on mechanics from everywhere, including a Glasgow boilermaker called Richard Smith who founded Smith's Boiler Works in Moscow.
Malcolm, John Whistler in the Dark


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