Recent Examples of workman from the Web
The workmen turned it over to Andrew Kim, the library's executive director.
The wood-and-steel tower, which took workmen six weeks to make, was a stunning piece of craftsmanship.
At Roker Point, where McFarland and Ja Rule could be seen many days popping wheelies on their A.T.V.’s, local workmen were hired to prepare the site.
In the claustrophobic bowels of a mine, a blast goes wrong and sends a flaming fireball racing through the shaft in a brief but effective disaster scene that leaves four workmen dead and the audience hungry for more.
At 2 p.m., workmen with shovels opened up a small cut in the cofferdam built at the west end of the Montlake Cut.
An attorney from Gary has been charged in Lake Superior Court with theft for allegedly keeping about $60,000 that was a workman's compensation settlement for a couple who are Gary police officers.
Over the next few weeks, we were visited by more workmen, who re-plumbed the entire house — why not, when it had been torn up already? — and rebuilt the bathrooms.
Bunning won 224 games in a workman-like 17-year major-league career, mostly with the Detroit Tigers and the Philadelphia Phillies.
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First Known Use of workman
before 12th century
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Definition of workman for English Language Learners
: a skilled worker (such as an electrician or carpenter)
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