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One who builds or maintains very high structures, such as steeples.
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(Building) a person trained and skilled in the construction and repair of steeples, chimneys, etc
[C19: from steeple + jack1 (in the sense: a man or fellow)]
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a person who climbs steeples, towers, etc., to build or repair them.
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