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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who lays tiles.
  • n. The doorkeeper of a Masonic or other fraternal society's lodge.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who sets tile.
  • n. A doorkeeper or attendant at a lodge of Freemasons.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A man whose occupation is to cover buildings with tiles.
  • n. A doorkeeper or attendant at a lodge of Freemasons.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cat which makes music on the roofs (or tiles) at night.
  • n. A maker of tiles.
  • n. One who lays tiles, or whose occupation is to cover buildings with tiles.
  • n. A tile-kiln.
  • n. In freemasonry, the doorkeeper of a lodge. Also tyler. Compare tile.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a worker who lays tile

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