Chain men

chainman

[cheyn-muhn]
noun, plural chainmen. Surveying.
a person who holds and positions a chain in taking measurements.

Origin:
1705–15, Americanism; chain + -man

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chainman (ˈtʃeɪnmən)
 
n , pl -men
surveying a person who does the chaining in a survey

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