slater

[ sley-ter ]
/ ˈsleɪ tər /

noun

a person who lays slates, as for roofing.

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Origin of slater

First recorded in 1375–1425, slater is from the late Middle English word sclater.See slate1, -er1

Definition for slater (2 of 2)

Slater
[ sley-ter ]
/ ˈsleɪ tər /

noun

Samuel, 1768–1835, U.S. industrialist, born in England.
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British Dictionary definitions for slater

slater
/ (ˈsleɪtə) /

noun

a person trained in laying roof slates
dialect, Australian and NZ a woodlouseSee also sea slater
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