tiler

tiler

[tahy-ler]
noun
1.
a person who lays tiles.
2.
Also, tyler. the doorkeeper of a Masonic lodge.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English; see tile, -er1

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tile (taɪl)
 
n
1.  a flat thin slab of fired clay, rubber, linoleum, etc, usually square or rectangular and sometimes ornamental, used with others to cover a roof, floor, wall, etcRelated: tegular
2.  a short pipe made of earthenware, concrete, or plastic, used with others to form a drain
3.  tiles collectively
4.  a rectangular block used as a playing piece in mah jong and other games
5.  old-fashioned, slang (Brit) a hat
6.  informal on the tiles on a spree, esp of drinking or debauchery
 
vb
7.  (tr) to cover with tiles
 
Related: tegular
 
[Old English tīgele, from Latin tēgula; related to German Ziegel]
 
'tiler
 
n

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