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House-builder   /haʊs-bˈɪldər/   Listen

Someone who builds houses as a business.  Synonyms: home-builder, homebuilder, housebuilder.

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"House-builder" Quotes from Famous Books

... strong, crisp line of a tool that has reached nearly the ultimate of function and manufacture, a device which both in general appearance and precise design is very modern in execution. Equally intriguing are the smaller, more slender dividers (accession 319557) of the 18th-century house-builder as seen in figure 18, a form that changed very little, if at all, until after 1850—a fact confirmed by the frontispiece of Edward Shaw's The Modern Architect, published in Boston in 1855 (fig. 19). The double calipers of the woodturner (fig. 20) have by far the most appealing and ingenious ...
— Woodworking Tools 1600-1900 • Peter C. Welsh

Words linked to "House-builder" :   homebuilder, housebuilder, constructor, builder, home-builder

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