time-served

adjective

(of a craftsman or tradesman) having completed an apprenticeship; fully trained and competenta time-served mechanic

Nearby words

  1. time-out,
  2. time-poor,
  3. time-release,
  4. time-saving,
  5. time-sensitive,
  6. time-server,
  7. time-share,
  8. time-sharing,
  9. time-stamp,
  10. time-tested

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Examples from the Web for time-served

  • He is a time-served French soldier, and works in a big wood just near here.

    Letters from France|Isaac Alexander Mack