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vatman

[vat-muh n] /ˈvæt mən/
noun, plural vatmen. Papermaking.
1.
the worker who shakes the pulp onto the wire.
Origin of vatman
1830-1840
1830-40; vat + man1
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  • Grasping the mold by two opposite sides, the vatman submerged the mold in the water; then raised it out, holding it level.

    From Paper-mill to Pressroom William Bond Wheelwright

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