leaseman

noun lease·man \ˈlēsmən\

Definition of leaseman

plural

leasemen

  1. 1 :  a person in the petroleum industry who negotiates with landowners for land options, oil-drilling leases, and royalties and with producers for the pooling of production in a field —called also landman, lease hound, leaser

  2. 2 :  a person who contacts property owners to lease sites for the erection of advertising billboards

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