Timber men


noun, plural timbermen.
a person who prepares, erects, and maintains mine timbers.

1400–50; late Middle English; see timber, man1

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timberman (ˈtɪmbəmən)
n , pl -men
Also called: timberman beetle any of various longicorn beetles that have destructive wood-eating larvae

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