master builder


noun

a building contractor.
a person skilled in the art of building; architect.

Origin of master builder

First recorded in 1550–60

Definition for master builder (2 of 2)

Master Builder, The

noun

a play (1892) by Ibsen.
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master builder

noun

a person skilled in the design and construction of buildings, esp before the foundation of the profession of architecture
a self-employed builder who employs labour
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