noun, plural bands·men.
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So I sent for the bandsman who had been told off to valet me and arranged with him where my gear, etc., should be stowed.From Snotty to Sub|Wolstan Beaumont Charles Weld Forester
The officers were angry, the Regiment were furious, and the Bandsman swore—like troopers.The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition|Rudyard Kipling
Infernal nuisance having to wear busbies—always feel like a bally Hungarian bandsman.Our Battalion|Leonard Raven-Hill
Every girl in town doesn't skate with barber, or bandsman, or anybody who comes along, as you do.The Making of Mary|Jean Forsyth
It was the bandsman: he who had been nearest to the boy at the very last, to whose special care his dear body had been committed.Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front|E. W. Hornung