winchman

noun
winch·​man | \ ˈwinchmən \
plural winchmen

Definition of winchman

: one who runs a winch specifically : a worker who moves heavy objects (as machinery, ship's cargo, fishing nets, or logs) by means of a winch

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“Winchman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/winchman. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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