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topman

[top-muh n] /ˈtɒp mən/
noun, plural topmen. Nautical
1.
a person stationed for duty in a top.
Origin
1505-1515
1505-15; top1 + -man
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  • Instruct topman to place service lines on scaffold.
  • When the topman was within about one foot of the container's edge, the crane operator suddenly pulled the spreader bar away.

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