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weighman

[wey-muh n] /ˈweɪ mən/
noun, plural weighmen.
1.
a person whose occupation is weighing goods, produce, etc.
2.
Mining. a person who weighs coal extracted from a mine, especially in mines where miners are paid according to the weight of the coal they dig.
Compare checkweighman.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; weigh + -man
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