roll·​er·​man | \ ˈrōlə(r)mən \
plural rollermen

Definition of rollerman

: one who tends a rolling machine or performs a rolling action: such as
a : braker
c : a calender man who makes imitation leather
d : a mine worker who keeps in repair the pulleys over which haulageway cables pass
e : an auto worker who runs the motors of finished cars to check their performance, to detect unusual noises, to test parts subject to vibration, and to check the operation of gauges

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First Known Use of rollerman

1829, in the meaning defined above

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“Rollerman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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