timberman
noun Date: 1889 lumberman

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Timberman — Tim ber*man, n.; pl. {Timbermen}. (Mining) A man employed in placing supports of timber in a mine. Weale. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • timberman — /tim beuhr meuhn/, n., pl. timbermen. a person who prepares, erects, and maintains mine timbers. [1400 50; late ME; see TIMBER, MAN1] * * * …   Universalium

  • timberman — noun a) A timber dealer b) A person who installs timbers in a mine …   Wiktionary

  • timberman — noun (plural timbermen) 1》 a person who works with timber. 2》 a greyish brown longhorn beetle of northern European pine forests. [Acanthocinus aedilis.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • timberman — tim·ber·man …   English syllables

  • timberman — /ˈtɪmbəmæn/ (say timbuhman) noun (plural timbermen) a man working in a timber yard …   Australian English dictionary

  • timberman — noun an owner or manager of a company that is engaged in lumbering • Hypernyms: ↑owner, ↑proprietor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Timberman beetle — Taxobox | name = Timberman beetle image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Coleoptera familia = Cerambycidae subfamilia = Lamiinae genus = Acanthocinus species = A. aedilis binomial = Acanthocinus aedilis …   Wikipedia

  • Defay, Matthys et Timberman — Rechtsform Gründung 1937 Auflösung 1939 Sitz Ixelles/Elsene Branche Automobilhersteller …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Timbermen — Timberman Tim ber*man, n.; pl. {Timbermen}. (Mining) A man employed in placing supports of timber in a mine. Weale. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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