gopherman

noun
go·​pher·​man | \ -mən, -ˌman \
plural gophermen

Definition of gopherman

1 : a mine worker who extracts ore from pockets that are inaccessible to drilling machines
2 : a logger who digs earth from beneath logs at the point where the skidding chain is to be placed

called also gopher, swamper

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“Gopherman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gopherman. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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