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pitman

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noun pit·man \ˈpit-mən\

Definition of pitman

  1. 1 plural pitmen play \-mən\ :  a man who works in or near a pit: as a British :  miner b :  a sawyer who stands below the timber

  2. 2 plural pitmans :  connecting rod



1703

First Known Use of pitman

1703


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