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flyman

[flahy-muh n] /ˈflaɪ mən/
noun, plural flymen. Theater
1.
a stagehand, especially one who operates the apparatus in the flies.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; fly1 + -man
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flyman

/ˈflaɪmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
(theatre) a stagehand who operates the scenery, curtains, etc, in the flies
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