[ sley-ter ]
/ ˈsleɪ tər /
Samuel,1768–1835, U.S. industrialist, born in England.
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British Dictionary definitions for samuel slater
/ (ˈsleɪtə) /
a person trained in laying roof slates
dialect, Australian and NZ a woodlouseSee also sea slater
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