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dogman

/ˈdɒɡmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
(Austral) a person who directs the operation of a crane whilst riding on an object being lifted by it
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  • The dogman discharged this duty well, being as faithful as the dogs he kept, and as keen a judge of human nature.

    Mary Anerley R. D. Blackmore
  • "I need a drink," said the dogman, dejected at the reminder of his old dog of the sea.

    Sixes and Sevens O. Henry
  • At a corner nearest to his apartment house the dogman turned down a side street, hoping for fewer witnesses to his ignominy.

    Sixes and Sevens O. Henry
  • "I'd never dare to," said the dogman, awed at the bold proposition.

    Sixes and Sevens O. Henry
  • But, for all that, the dogman loved the lady, at a faithful distance.

    Mary Anerley R. D. Blackmore
  • While Mrs. Carnaby spoke so kindly, the dogman took his fingers off their numeral scale, and looked at her.

    Mary Anerley R. D. Blackmore
  • However, he would rather die than plead his time of life in bar, and his faith in the dogman was unlimited.

    Mary Anerley R. D. Blackmore
  • The dogman could not go without any answer; and how was any good answer to be given in half an hour, at the utmost?

    Mary Anerley R. D. Blackmore
  • At the foot of Twenty-third Street the dogman led the way through swinging doors.

    Sixes and Sevens O. Henry
  • The third mountain was occupied by a certain dogman, with a small following who were for the most part inclined to Mahdiism.

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