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journeyman


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Journeyman  \Jour"ney*man\,  n.;  pl  {Journeymen}. 
  Formerly,  a  man  hired  to  work  by  the  day  now  commonly,  one 
  who  has  mastered  a  handicraft  or  trade  --  distinguished  from 
  apprentice  and  from  master  workman. 
 
  I  have  thought  some  of  nature's  journeymen  had  made 
  men,  and  not  made  them  well  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  journeyman 
  n  :  a  skilled  worker  who  practices  some  trade  or  handicraft 
  [syn:  {craftsman},  {artisan},  {artificer}] 




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