One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Skilled ironworkers (‘puddlers’) could ‘stir’ molten pig iron in a large vat, raking off refined iron for further processing.’
- ‘Trade unions of skilled iron molders, puddlers, and textile workers joined forces with struggling societies of artisan craftsmen - printers, shoemakers, and tailors.’
- ‘William had progressed at work and had been promoted to the position of a puddler and was getting fairly good wages.’
- ‘Sykes, a father-of-four, had been laid off from his job as a puddler at a Rotherham iron works in 1865, forcing him to turn to poaching to stave off destitution.’
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