pan·​man | \ ˈpanmən, -ˌman \
plural panmen\ -​mən , -​ˌmen \

Definition of panman

1 : one who tends pans
2 : a worker who loads cottonseed cakes into presses for extraction of oil
3 : an operator of a machine that whirls candy in a pan (as of syrup or wax coloring matter) to give it a finishing coat or polish

called also glazer, grosser

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pan entry 1 + man

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“Panman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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