quar·​ry·​man | \ ˈkwȯr-ē-mən How to pronounce quarryman (audio) , ˈkwär- \

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Recent Examples on the Web This rectangular building, preserved for special events by the Temecula Creek Inn, was a mess hall for local quarrymen in the 19th century. Logan Jenkins, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Fair sculptors stir memories of Rainbow's Sand Man," 9 June 2017 When the original Neanderthal skull with the heavy brow and thick bones was found by quarrymen in Germany’s Neander Valley in 1856, British geologist William King interpreted them along the lines of phrenology and scientific racism. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "Did Neanderthals Like Pretty Rocks?," 23 Jan. 2017

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Quarryman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quarryman. Accessed 9 Apr. 2020.

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