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roofer

[roo-fer, roo f-er] /ˈru fər, ˈrʊf ər/
noun
1.
a person who makes or repairs roofs.
Origin of roofer
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; roof + -er1
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  • Years ago she was engaged to a Mr. Wiggins, a roofer, who met with an accident due to an icy roof.

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    Mary Roberts Rinehart
Word Origin and History for roofer
n.

"one who makes or repairs roofs," 1835, agent noun from roof (v.).

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