flyman

[ flahy-muh n ]
/ ˈflaɪ mən /

noun, plural fly·men. Theater.

a stagehand, especially one who operates the apparatus in the flies.

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Origin of flyman

First recorded in 1835–45; fly1 + -man
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British Dictionary definitions for flyman

flyman
/ (ˈflaɪmən) /

noun plural -men

theatre a stagehand who operates the scenery, curtains, etc, in the flies
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