noun, plural workmen.
a man employed or skilled in some form of manual, mechanical, or industrial work.
a male worker.

before 900; Middle English werkman, Old English weorcman. See work, man1

subworkman, noun, plural subworkmen.
underworkman, noun, plural underworkmen.

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workman (ˈwɜːkmən)
n , pl -men
1.  a man who is employed in manual labour or who works an industrial machine
2.  a craftsman of skill as specified: a bad workman

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Example sentences
The workman closest plucks it from the air and bends to place it on the wall.
But here, here is a workman from his day's task sweats.
He was a worthless fellow, tho' an excellent workman, which was the temptation to her friends.
It then eased down into the garden, where a workman leaned against it, to keep it in balance against the wall.
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