Definition of deckman
1 : a worker who mixes ingredients for paper coatings
2a : decker 4 b : a sawmill worker who operates a bull wheel that pulls cars of logs from pond to mill c : a sawmill worker who rolls logs from deck to carriage and positions them for sawing —called also tripper
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