reed·​man ˈrēd-ˌman How to pronounce reedman (audio)
: one who plays a reed instrument

Examples of reedman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His father, who ran his family’s wholesale grocery business, also was a reedman who jammed with visiting musicians including Jack Teagarden and Jimmy Dorsey. Adam Bernstein, Washington Post, 12 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reedman was in 1872

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“Reedman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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