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dogman

noun plural -men
  1. Australian a person who directs the operation of a crane whilst riding on an object being lifted by it
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Historical Examples of dogman

  • "I'd never dare to," said the dogman, awed at the bold proposition.

    Sixes and Sevens

    O. Henry

  • "I need a drink," said the dogman, dejected at the reminder of his old dog of the sea.

  • But, for all that, the dogman loved the lady, at a faithful distance.

    Mary Anerley

    R. D. Blackmore

  • While Mrs. Carnaby spoke so kindly, the dogman took his fingers off their numeral scale, and looked at her.

    Mary Anerley

    R. D. Blackmore

  • The dogman discharged this duty well, being as faithful as the dogs he kept, and as keen a judge of human nature.

    Mary Anerley

    R. D. Blackmore