Meaning of lagger in English:

lagger

noun

See lag

noun

See lag

‘My job involved preparing the scaffolding and boards that laggers used when replacing old asbestos.’
  • ‘I have it very much in mind that Mr Machin and Mr Stages were described by counsel for the employers as peripatetic laggers working at such sites as were available.’
  • ‘I also worked close to laggers and scalers who were knocking asbestos lagging off; they were employed by Harland & Wolff.’
  • ‘Some of them would be cleared away by the laggers and their assistants, and compressed air hoses would blow the residue from the floor.’
  • ‘He promptly consulted the solicitors in Nottingham to whom all Nottingham laggers took their claims.’