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leadsman

[ ledz-muhn ]
/ ˈlɛdz mən /
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noun, plural leads·men.

a sailor who sounds with a lead line.

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Origin of leadsman

First recorded in 1500–10; lead2 + 's1 + -man
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leadsman
/ (ˈlɛdzmən) /

noun plural -men

nautical a sailor who takes soundings with a lead line
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