leverman

noun lever·man \ˈlevə(r)mən, ˈlēv-\

Definition of leverman

plural

levermen

  1. :  a man who operates levers or controls: such as a :  towerman a leverman on duty in the switch tower nearby was suspended soon after the accident — New York Times b :  a sawmill deckman c :  a sawmill worker who controls the mechanism that transfers lumber from one set of conveyor rolls to another or from rolls to platform —called also rollerman d :  an operator of a donkey engine for moving logs e :  a member of a forging crew who handles billets during forging

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