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pannikin boss

noun, Australia and New Zealand: Informal.
1.
an overseer of a small group of workers; person with minor authority.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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pannikin boss

noun
1.
(Austral, informal) a person in charge of a few fellow workers
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