slater

slater

[sley-ter]
noun
a person who lays slates, as for roofing.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English sclater. See slate1, -er1

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Slater

[sley-ter]
noun
Samuel, 1768–1835, U.S. industrialist, born in England.
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slater (ˈsleɪtə)
 
n
1.  a person trained in laying roof slates
2.  dialect (Austral), (NZ) See also sea slater a woodlouse

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