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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ARCHITECTS

Some architects have been bred in this room; a few, I think, Mr Pinch?'

They held the secret of artifice in metals and gems; they were architects and sculptors.

What if we were poets and painters, architects, historians, and musicians!

Early in the day, these architects had made an equitable division of their duties.

Its friends have been architects, artists, poets and statesmen.

Two or three architects engaged him to fill in skies and backgrounds to their plans.

Liquid Indian Ink is a solution for architects, surveyors, &c.

Wives are often the architects and the husbands the builders.

Architects, engineers, and missionaries likewise have their guilds.

But unluckily there will be no architects and their wives at dinner to-night.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from Middle French architecte, from Latin architectus, from Greek arkhitekton "master builder, director of works," from arkhi- "chief" (see archon) + tekton "builder, carpenter" (see texture). An Old English word for it was heahcræftiga "high-crafter."

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.