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[til-er-muh n] /ˈtɪl ər mən/
noun, plural tillermen.
a person who steers a boat or has charge of a tiller.
Origin of tillerman
1930-35; tiller2 + -man Unabridged
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Examples from the web for tillerman
  • The chauffeur, tillerman and another member are visible in photo.
  • Members on rig with chauffeur, tillerman and another member with trumpet.
  • Chauffer, officer, tillerman and two members on running board are clearly visible.
  • The tractor-driven ladder apparatus has a tillerman who steers the rear wheels at the end of the ladder.
Contemporary definitions for tillerman

a person who operates the tiller of a boat or other vehicle, such as the rear of a fire engine's 21st Century Lexicon
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