chipman

noun

chip·​man
ˈchipmən,
-ˌman
plural chipmen
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

Word History

Etymology

chip + man

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“Chipman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chipman. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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