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stagehand

[ steyj-hand ]
/ ˈsteɪdʒˌhænd /
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noun

a person who moves properties, regulates lighting, etc., in a theatrical production.

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Origin of stagehand

First recorded in 1900–05; stage + hand
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stagehand
/ (ˈsteɪdʒˌhænd) /

noun

a person who sets the stage, moves props, etc, in a theatrical production
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