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deskman

[ desk-man, -muhn ]
/ ˈdɛskˌmæn, -mən /
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noun, plural desk·men [desk-men, -muhn]. /ˈdɛskˌmɛn, -mən/.

Journalism. a member of a newspaper staff who processes news and prepares copy, usually from information telephoned in by reporters.
a person who works at a desk.

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Origin of deskman

First recorded in 1890–95; desk + man
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