noun, plural flymen. Theater.
a stagehand, especially one who operates the apparatus in the flies.

1835–45; fly1 + -man Unabridged
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flyman (ˈflaɪmən)
n , pl -men
theatre a stagehand who operates the scenery, curtains, etc, in the flies

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