chute man

noun

Definition of chute man

: one who tends chutes especially by receiving and disposing of loads from or into them: such as
a : a worker in a metal mine who loads mine cars underground
b : a coal miner who tends chutes from tipple to railroad cars
c : a millworker who receives sacks of flour, meal, or feed and readies them for storage
d : a collector of soiled laundry in an institution

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“Chute man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chute%20man. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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