tableman

noun

ta·​ble·​man
ˈtābəlmən
plural tablemen
1
obsolete : a piece used in playing backgammon
2
: one who works at or tends a table: such as
a
: a worker who lays out and marks marble slabs for cutting
b
: an operator of a machine for cutting bricks or tiles from a column of moist clay
c
: one who tends the tables where ore is concentrated

Word History

Etymology

Middle English

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“Tableman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tableman. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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