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timberman

[tim-ber-muh n] /ˈtɪm bər mən/
noun, plural timbermen.
1.
a person who prepares, erects, and maintains mine timbers.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see timber, man1
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timberman

/ˈtɪmbəmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
any of various longicorn beetles that have destructive wood-eating larvae Also called timberman beetle
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