cableman

noun ca·ble·man \ -lmən , -ˌman , -ˌmaa(ə)n \

Definition of cableman

plural cablemen \-lmən, -ˌmen\
1 :a worker who installs and repairs conduit systems transmitting electric power
2 :a worker who lays out cables used in electrical prospecting for petroleum-bearing formations
3 :a worker who installs aerial and underground cables used for communication and signaling
4 :a worker who installs engine-control equipment in airplane fuselages and wings

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First Known Use of cableman

1858


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