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loftsman

[lawfts-muh n, lofts-] /ˈlɔfts mən, ˈlɒfts-/
noun, plural loftsmen. Shipbuilding.
1.
a person who prepares molds and patterns.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; loft + 's1 + man1
Usage note
See -man.
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British Dictionary definitions for loftsman

loftsman

/ˈlɒftsmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a person who reproduces in actual size a draughtsman's design for a ship or an aircraft, working on the floor of a building (mould loft) with a large floor area
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