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leadsman

[ledz-muh n] /ˈlɛdz mən/
noun, plural leadsmen.
1.
a sailor who sounds with a lead line.
Origin
1500-1510
1500-10; lead2 + 's1 + man
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  • As the leadsman retrieved the line, he'd call out the depth.
British Dictionary definitions for leadsman

leadsman

/ˈlɛdzmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
(nautical) a sailor who takes soundings with a lead line
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