quarryman

[ kwawr-ee-muhn, kwor- ]
/ ˈkwɔr i mən, ˈkwɒr- /

noun, plural quar·ry·men.

a person who quarries stone; quarrier.

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Origin of quarryman

First recorded in 1605–15; quarry1 + -man
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British Dictionary definitions for quarryman

quarryman
/ (ˈkwɒrɪmən) /

noun plural -men

a man who works in or manages a quarry
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