property man


a member of the stage crew in charge of the stage propertiesUsually shortened to: propman

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Examples from the Web for property man

Historical Examples of property man

  • The property-man's shooting-irons are all out of kilter, too.

    A Pasteboard Crown

    Clara Morris

  • The brother of this lady is chief stage carpenter and property-man, and is married to another lady of the company.

    Diversions in Sicily

    H. Festing Jones

  • The property-man rose to his feet, and putting the 20 note in his pocket, walked dejectedly away.

    Peeps at People

    John Kendrick Bangs

  • On the way down the Strand, back to my rooms, I met the property-man, who was evidently waiting for me.

    Peeps at People

    John Kendrick Bangs

  • "The Star'll have skulls and bones enough to make up for his want of talent now—I reckon," interposes the property-man.

    An Outcast

    F. Colburn Adams