staffman

[ staf-man, stahf- ]
/ ˈstæfˌmæn, ˈstɑf- /

noun, plural staff·men.

Origin of staffman

First recorded in 1650–60; staff1 + man1
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British Dictionary definitions for staffman

staffman
/ (ˈstɑːfˌmæn) /

noun plural -men

British a person who holds the levelling staff when a survey is being made
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