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plumbery

[pluhm-uh-ree] /ˈplʌm ə ri/
noun, plural plumberies.
1.
a plumber's workshop.
2.
the work or trade of a plumber.
Origin of plumbery
late Middle English
1400-1450
First recorded in 1400-50; late Middle English word from Old French word plommerie. See plumber, -ry
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plumbery

/ˈplʌmərɪ/
noun (pl) -eries
1.
the workshop of a plumber
2.
another word for plumbing (sense 1)
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