Plumbery Plumb"er*y, n. [F. plomberie.] 1. The business of a plumber. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. A place where plumbing is carried on; lead works. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • plumbery — /plum euh ree/, n., pl. plumberies. 1. a plumber s workshop. 2. the work or trade of a plumber. [1400 50; late ME < OF plommerie. See PLUMBER, RY] * * * …   Universalium

  • plumbery — noun A place where plumbing is carried out …   Wiktionary

  • plumbery — plumb·ery …   English syllables

  • plumbery — /ˈplʌməri/ (say plumuhree) noun (plural plumberies) 1. a plumber s workshop. 2. a plumber s work. {Middle English, from Old French plommerie} …   Australian English dictionary

  • plumbery — noun the occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building) • Syn: ↑plumbing • Hypernyms: ↑trade, ↑craft • Part Holonyms: ↑construction, ↑building …   Useful english dictionary

  • plumbing — n. Plumbery, plummery …   New dictionary of synonyms

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