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master mechanic

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noun
  1. a mechanic, especially one who is thoroughly skilled, in charge of other mechanics.
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Origin of master mechanic

First recorded in 1830–40
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • "I am," returned the master-mechanic unfeelingly, and he kept his word.

    The Nerve of Foley

    Frank H. Spearman

  • The superintendent was already in his office talking to the master-mechanic.

    The Nerve of Foley

    Frank H. Spearman

  • "I thought you would," said the master-mechanic, without releasing him.

  • "He's wit' himself, as a master-mechanic shu'd be," said Callahan.

    The Grafters

    Francis Lynde

  • He had everything figured out for the master-mechanic—the shrewd, kindly old man.

    The Nerve of Foley

    Frank H. Spearman