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quarryman

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

quarry +‎ -man

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NounEdit

quarryman (plural quarrymen)

  1. A man involved in quarrying (mining for stone).
    • 1981, John Sheail, Rural Conservation in Inter-war Britain
      He then described how a quarryman had bought the mineral rights of an estate at Melkridge, on the route of the Roman Wall, for twenty-one years.