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boil·er·mak·er

 (boi′lər-mā′kər)
n.
1. One that makes or repairs boilers.
2. Slang A drink of whiskey with a beer chaser.

boilermaker

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

boil•er•mak•er

(ˈbɔɪ lərˌmeɪ kər)

n.
1. a person who makes and repairs boilers.
2. a drink of whiskey with beer as a chaser.
[1860–65]
Translations

boilermaker

[ˈbɔɪləˌmeɪkəʳ] Ncalderero/a m/f

boilermaker

[ˈbɔɪləˌmeɪkəʳ] noperaio metallurgico
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