bandsman

[ bandz-muh n ]
/ ˈbændz mən /

noun, plural bands·men.

a musician who plays in a band.

Origin of bandsman

First recorded in 1835–45; band1 + 's1 + -man

Usage note

See -man.
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bandsman

/ (ˈbændzmən) /

noun plural -men

a player in a musical band, esp a brass or military band
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