chipman

noun
chip·​man | \ ˈchipmən, -ˌman \
plural chipmen

Definition of chipman

1 : a worker who cleans up metal chips and shavings from machining processes

called also scrapman

2 : a worker who removes the flavor-giving wooden chips from beer-fermenting tanks and washes them for reuse

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History and Etymology for chipman

chip + man

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“Chipman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chipman. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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