master workman


a worker in charge.
a person who is master of a craft.

Origin of master workman

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Examples from the Web for master workman

Historical Examples of master workman

  • He was more of a man when he was at least a master-workman and not merely a master.

    Eugenics and Other Evils

    G. K. Chesterton

  • He may toil in the same service, but not in the same rank, as the master-workman.

    The History of Freedom

    John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton

  • Together these two powers qualify you for the master-workman.

    A Fleece of Gold

    Charles Stewart Given

  • The two men are guided in their disposition of the strokes chiefly by the hammer of the master-workman.

  • He knew himself to be in the scheme of a master-workman, and by-and-by he would blunt the chisel and bend the saw; but not yet.

    The Weavers, Complete

    Gilbert Parker