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benchman

[bench-muh n] /ˈbɛntʃ mən/
noun, plural benchmen.
1.
a person whose job requires sitting at a workbench:
The TV repair shop employs five benchmen.
Origin of benchman
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; bench + -man
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  • Strobik was a benchman of Henry A. Mollenhauer, the hardest and coldest of all three of the political leaders.

    The Financier Theodore Dreiser

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