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benchman

[bench-muh n]
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noun, plural bench·men.
  1. a person whose job requires sitting at a workbench: The TV repair shop employs five benchmen.

Origin of benchman

First recorded in 1900–05; bench + -man
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Historical Examples

  • Strobik was a benchman of Henry A. Mollenhauer, the hardest and coldest of all three of the political leaders.

    The Financier

    Theodore Dreiser