poleman

noun
pole·​man | \ ˈpōlmən \
plural polemen

Definition of poleman

1 : one that uses a pole (as in surveying, lumbering, or fighting)
2 : one that picks up the sound from a motion-picture stage by moving a microphone mounted on the end of an adjustable boom close to the speaking actors

called also boom man

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“Poleman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poleman. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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