Boilermaker



a person employed to make and repair boilers or other heavy metal items.
whiskey with beer as a chaser.
Contemporary Examples

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Historical Examples

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The Pocket Bible or Christian the Printer Eugne Sue
Home-Life of the Lancashire Factory Folk during the Cotton Famine Edwin Waugh
The Pocket Bible or Christian the Printer Eugne Sue
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Home-Life of the Lancashire Factory Folk during the Cotton Famine Edwin Waugh
A Parody Outline of History Donald Ogden Stewart
The Pocket Bible or Christian the Printer Eugne Sue
Twentieth Century Socialism Edmond Kelly

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

(also boilermaker and his helper) A drink of whiskey with or in a glass of beer (1930s+)
boilermaker’s delight

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