noun (1)
brush·​man | \ -mən \
plural brushmen

Definition of brushman

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : one who uses a brush especially as a vocation: such as
a : a worker who assists in cleaning the outside of a building by brushing a previously scoured surface with a chemical cleaner
b : one who applies coats of finish with a brush
c : a worker who roughens new concrete pavement with a stiff brush

called also broom man

2 : a painter especially skilled in brushwork


noun (2)
\ " \
plural brushmen

Definition of brushman (Entry 2 of 2)

: one who cuts and burns brush

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History and Etymology for brushman

Noun (1)

brush entry 3 + man

Noun (2)

brush entry 1 + man

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“Brushman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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