swamper

noun swamp·er \ ˈswäm-pər , ˈswȯm- \

Definition of swamper

1 a : an inhabitant of swamps or lowlands
b : one familiar with swampy terrain
2 : a general assistant : handyman, helper

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First Known Use of swamper

1775

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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