or pipe·lay·er



a worker employed in laying a pipeline or one experienced in such work.

Origin of pipe-layer

First recorded in 1830–40
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Examples from the Web for pipe-layer

Historical Examples of pipe-layer

  • The following sketch, by our friend Mr. Shedd, shows the pipe-layer in use.

    Farm drainage

    Henry Flagg French

  • An "Irish spade" and a pipe-layer are shown lying on the ground.

    Farm drainage

    Henry Flagg French