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chainman

[cheyn-muh n] /ˈtʃeɪn mən/
noun, plural chainmen. Surveying
1.
a person who holds and positions a chain in taking measurements.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15, Americanism; chain + -man
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chainman

/ˈtʃeɪnmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
(surveying) a person who does the chaining in a survey
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