deck·​man | \ ˈdekmən, -ˌman\
plural deckmen

Definition of deckman

1 : a worker who mixes ingredients for paper coatings
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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