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i lek tri shuhn

  • n  a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines

  • Lech Walesa, the fly, feisty, mustachioed electrician from Gdansk, shaped the 20th century as the leader of the Solidarity movement that led the Poles out of communism.
  • Three months later, the Long Island electrician and the Upper East Side socialite were married in a small ceremony in Queens.
  • An electrician wires up the storage bin, and when the Man (Markku Peltola) asks, "What do I owe you?" the electrician answers, "If you see me facedown in the gutter, turn me on .
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  • William E. Smith, at 85, of Tewksbury, electrician
    William E. “Bill” Smith of Tewksbury, a boxer and retired electrician, died Sunday at home after a brief illness. He was 85. Born and raised in Medford, Mr. Smith moved to Tewksbury in 1960 to raise his family. In his youth, Mr. Smith was a professional boxer. A member of IBEW Local 103, he worked as an electrician before retiring. He was an avid runner and loved to play handball.
    June 13, 2013 - Boston Herald
  • Funeral set for teen motorcyclist Justin Santangelo, killed in Franklin crash
    A graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes grammar school and Franklin Township High School, he was enrolled in the Everest Institute in South Plainfield studying to be an electrician, his obituary said.
    June 12, 2013 - The Star-Ledger
  • Electrician hurt in Springdale fire
    An electrician was badly burned on the face and arms this morning while working on a renovation at a large vacant commercial building opening soon as Burlington Coat Factory, Springdale fire officials said.
    June 7, 2013 - The Cincinnati Enquirer

  • David Willetts in Telegraph.co.uk
    Mr Willetts said he had to have a workman to change his light bulbs because "we had problems with our lighting system which had caused many lights to fuse and needed the attention of an electrician".
  • Guillermo del Toro in StarPhoenix
    Above all, Hellboy is an Everyman kind of guy and del Toro believes that he and Perlman are being faithful to the character envisaged by his comic-book creator, Mike Mignola: "a blue-collar guy - a plumber or an electrician who comes in with a box...
  • Nelson George in Seattle Times
    Flash, who at one point trained to be an electrician, was always exploring and refining his equipment,George wrote. "Flash was a showman. [He] mixed and entertained. Crowd-pleasing tricks associated with hip-hop - such as spinning with his...

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