Chain men


noun, plural chainmen. Surveying.
a person who holds and positions a chain in taking measurements.

1705–15, Americanism; chain + -man Unabridged
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chainman (ˈtʃeɪnmən)
n , pl -men
surveying a person who does the chaining in a survey

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