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quarryman

[ kwawr-ee-muhn, kwor- ]

noun

, plural quar·ry·men.
  1. a person who quarries quarry stone; quarrier.


quarryman

/ ˈkwɒrɪmən /

noun

  1. a man who works in or manages a quarry


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Word History and Origins

Origin of quarryman1

First recorded in 1605–15; quarry 1 + -man
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Example Sentences

Trevithick's high-pressure steam boring engine enabled him to penetrate the rock five times as fast as the quarryman's power.

"It is there that Azenor the Pale, the sorceress of Neroweg, carries on her witchcraft," answered the quarryman in a hollow voice.

Joan and Colombaik, having drawn near the quarryman, listened in silence to his dialogue with Neroweg.

As robust as the quarryman, this man made violent efforts to extricate himself from the embrace of the serf.

Hardly had the quarryman pronounced these words when the door flew open, and a young and attractive woman entered with a pert air.

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