[ pluhm-uh-ree ]
/ ˈplʌm ə ri /
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noun, plural plumb·er·ies.
a plumber's workshop.
the work or trade of a plumber.
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Example sentences from the Web for plumbery
On the north side, between the cloister and the church, is the plumbery.The Cathedrals of Great Britain|P. H. Ditchfield
He now accepted an engagement as manager of a plumbery establishment in Dunfermline, where he continued two years.
British Dictionary definitions for plumbery
/ (ˈplʌmərɪ) /
noun plural -eries
the workshop of a plumber
another word for plumbing (def. 1)
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