topman

noun
top·​man
plural topmen

Definition of topman

1 : one whose work is done at or from the top: such as
b : a miner who works at the surface
c : a construction worker who works on the ground, shoveling dirt, loading, caring for equipment
e : a worker who attends to equipment and processing at the top of petroleum stills
2 : a sailor or marine stationed in a top
3 : a worker who assists in the operation of retort furnaces
4 : a supervisor of brick-chimney builders

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“Topman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/topman. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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