tradesman


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tradesman

1. a man engaged in trade, esp a retail dealer
2. a skilled worker
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Thus my pride, not my principle, my money, not my virtue, kept me honest; though, as it proved, I found I had much better have been sold by my she-comrade to her brother, than have sold myself as I did to a tradesman that was rake, gentleman, shopkeeper, and beggar, all together.
"You are come down to shire to learn to be a tradesman?"
"I am a tradesman, a joiner, and even in difficult financial times I have never considered fly-tipping or putting rubbish in other people's skips.
Next morning the tradesman explained the new boiler was a different size to the old one and might be difficult to put in the same place in her kitchen.
-Var of tradesman while they are trying to save their goods
He thinks the use of LOL by a tradesman who doesn't know me is rather forward and that I didn't need to send and over-the-top text thanking him, as I'd already thanked him when I paid him.
Another point to check is whether the tradesman is a member of a regulated trade body.
The user simply posts the type of tradesman they are looking for and the type of job, and are quickly answered by up to three tradesmen with quotes for the job.
The takeover of Tradesman, which specialises in the manufacture of aluminium and steel truck and utility boxes, in addition to liquid storage tanks, enhances Lund's aluminium box offering and expands its capabilities into the steel box and liquid storage tank markets, the buyer's president, Mitch Fogle, said.
23 April 2013 - US private equity firm Highlander Partners LP's portfolio company Lund International Holding Company, which makes automotive aftermarket accessories, said it had bought domestic Tradesman Truck Accessories LLC for an undisclosed amount.