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torpedoman

[tawr-pee-doh-man, -muh n] /tɔrˈpi doʊˌmæn, -mən/
noun, plural torpedomen
[tawr-pee-doh-men, -muh n] /tɔrˈpi doʊˌmɛn, -mən/ (Show IPA)
1.
a petty officer or warrant officer responsible for the maintenance, use, and repair of underwater weapons and equipment.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; torpedo + man1
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