sledger

noun (1)
sledg·​er | \ ˈslejə(r)\
plural -s

Definition of sledger

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: one that drives a sledge

sledger

noun (2)
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plural -s

Definition of sledger (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a strip mine worker who digs out coal, rock, or dirt with a sledge
2 : a worker who breaks up large stone into usable pieces with a sledge

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History and Etymology for sledger

Noun (1)

sledge entry 3 + -er

Noun (2)

sledge entry 1 + -er

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