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swamper

[ swom-per ]
/ ˈswɒm pər /
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noun

Informal. a person who inhabits, works in, or is exceptionally familiar with swamps.
a general assistant or laborer; menial.
a person who trims felled trees into logs at a logging camp or sawmill.
Citizens Band Radio Slang. a motorist or truck driver, especially one using a CB radio.

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Origin of swamper

First recorded in 1715–25; swamp + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for swamper

swamper
/ (ˈswɒmpə) /

noun

US
  1. a person who lives or works in a swampy region, esp in the southern US
  2. a person who clears a swamp of trees and undergrowth or who clears a path in a forest for transporting logs
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