steeple jack


a person who climbs steeples, towers, or the like, to build or repair them.

1880–85; steeple + jack1 Unabridged
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steeplejack (ˈstiːpəlˌdʒæk)
a person trained and skilled in the construction and repair of steeples, chimneys, etc
[C19: from steeple + jack1 (in the sense: a man or fellow)]

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