hatchman

noun
hatch·​man
variants: or less commonly hatchminder \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗⸗ \ or hatchwayman \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗mən \
plural hatchmen also hatchminders or hatchwaymen

Definition of hatchman

: one who stands by a ship's hatch to assist with the loading and unloading

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“Hatchman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hatchman. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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