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property man

a member of the stage crew in charge of the stage properties Usually shortened to propman
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • The property man that first season was a German, new in the minstrel game.

    Watch Yourself Go By Al. G. Field
  • (To property man) The baize doors at the rear, and curtains.

    Three Plays Luigi Pirandello
  • (To property man): See if we've got a shop window—long and narrowish.

    Three Plays Luigi Pirandello
  • Mr. Ed Binney, our property man, prompter, and second villain.

  • The property man, in a black costume, remains at the back of the stage.

    Six One-Act Plays Margaret Scott Oliver
  • The property man at the Park Theatre will attend to it for me.

    Ghetto Tragedies Israel Zangwill
  • The door opened, and Billy Wynne, the property man, looked in.

  • "The meal is very good," he said to Pop Snooks, the property man.

  • Because the clews and things, in a story, are all put there for him by the property man.

    In the Onyx Lobby Carolyn Wells
  • For Pop was the property man—the one of all work and little play.

    The Moving Picture Girls Laura Lee Hope

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