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timberman

[ tim-ber-muhn ]
/ ˈtɪm bər mən /
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noun, plural tim·ber·men.
a person who prepares, erects, and maintains mine timbers.
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Origin of timberman

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at timber, man
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British Dictionary definitions for timberman

timberman
/ (ˈtɪmbəmən) /

noun plural -men
any of various longicorn beetles that have destructive wood-eating larvaeAlso called: timberman beetle
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