master builder

A contractor who employs men to build. Little Rock, Hot Springs & Texas Railway Co. v Spencer, 65 Ark 183, 198. A person skilled in building, in making plans for building, or in supervision of construction.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Master Builder — can refer to: Master builder, also master mason , a central figure leading construction projects in pre modern times (a pre cursor to the modern architect and engineer). The Master Builder, a play by Henrik Ibsen. Master Builder (Atari 2600), a… …   Wikipedia

  • master builder — n. a person skilled in building, as an architect …   English World dictionary

  • master builder — noun : a person notably proficient in the art of building the ancient Egyptians were master builders specifically : one who has attained proficiency in one of the building crafts and is qualified or licensed to supervise building construction * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • master-builder — master buildˈer noun 1. A chief builder 2. A person who directs or employs others • • • Main Entry: ↑master …   Useful english dictionary

  • master builder — 1. a building contractor. 2. a person skilled in the art of building; architect. [1550 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • master builder — /mastə ˈbɪldə/ (say mahstuh bilduh) noun a person who is qualified to contract for and supervise building construction …   Australian English dictionary

  • Master Builder, The — a play (1892) by Ibsen. * * * …   Universalium

  • Master Builder, The — a play (1892) by Ibsen …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Master Builder — (original Norwegian title: Bygmester Solness ) is a play by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. It was first published in 1892 and first performed in Berlin on January 19, 1893.PlotThe action of the play occurs in the home of Halvard Solness, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Master — Mas ter (m[.a]s t[ e]r), n. [OE. maistre, maister, OF. maistre, mestre, F. ma[^i]tre, fr. L. magister, orig. a double comparative from the root of magnus great, akin to Gr. me gas. Cf. {Maestro}, {Magister}, {Magistrate}, {Magnitude}, {Major},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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