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lamp trimmer

noun
1.
a sailor responsible for keeping the oil lamps of a ship burning brightly, especially the deck and navigation lamps.
Origin of lamp trimmer
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • You've got a carpenter and a lamp trimmer and a bo'sun and a squad of quartermasters.

    Command William McFee

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