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  26  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Keelman  \Keel"man\,  n.;  pl  -{men}. 
  See  {Keeler},  1. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lightman  \Light"man\  (-m[a^]n),  n.;  pl  {-men}  (-m[e^]n). 
  A  man  who  carries  or  takes  care  of  a  light.  --T.  Brown. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Light-horseman  \Light"-horse`man\  (-h[^o]rs`man),  n.;  pl  {-men} 
  (-men). 
  1.  A  soldier  who  serves  in  the  light  horse.  See  under  5th 
  {Light}. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  West  Indian  fish  of  the  genus  {Ephippus}, 
  remarkable  for  its  high  dorsal  fin  and  brilliant  colors. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Low-churchman  \Low"-church`man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}. 
  One  who  holds  low-church  principles. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ribbonman  \Rib"bon*man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}. 
  A  member  of  the  Ribbon  Society.  See  {Ribbon  Society},  under 
  {Ribbon}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Roberdsman  \Rob"erds*man\,  Robertsman  \Rob"erts*man\,  n.;  pl 
  {-men}.  (Old  Statutes  of  Eng.) 
  A  bold,  stout  robber,  or  night  thief;  --  said  to  be  so  called 
  from  Robin  Hood. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Overman  \O"ver*man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}. 
  1.  One  in  authority  over  others  a  chief;  usually,  an 
  overseer  or  boss. 
 
  2.  An  arbiter. 
 
  3.  In  the  philosophy  of  Nietzsche,  a  man  of  superior  physique 
  and  powers  capable  of  dominating  others  one  fitted  to 
  survive  in  an  egoistic  struggle  for  the  mastery. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Skyman  \Sky"man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}. 
  An  a["e]ronaut.  [Slang] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Signalman  \Sig"nal*man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}. 
  A  man  whose  business  is  to  manage  or  display  signals; 
  especially,  one  employed  in  setting  the  signals  by  which 
  railroad  trains  are  run  or  warned. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Trackman  \Track"man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}.  (Railroads) 
  One  employed  on  work  on  the  track;  specif.,  a  trackwalker. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Orangeman  \Or"ange*man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}. 
  One  of  a  secret  society,  organized  in  the  north  of  Ireland  in 
  1795,  the  professed  objects  of  which  are  the  defense  of  the 
  regning  sovereign  of  Great  Britain,  the  support  of  the 
  Protestant  religion,  the  maintenance  of  the  laws  of  the 
  kingdom,  etc.;  --  so  called  in  honor  of  William,  Prince  of 
  Orange,  who  became  William  III.  of  England. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Plainsman  \Plains"man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}. 
  One  who  lives  in  the  plains. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pointsman  \Points"man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}  (-men). 
  A  man  who  has  charge  of  railroad  points  or  switches.  [Eng.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Plowman  \Plow"man\,  Ploughman  \Plough"man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}. 
  1.  One  who  plows,  or  who  holds  and  guides  a  plow;  hence  a 
  husbandman.  --Chaucer.  Macaulay. 
 
  2.  A  rustic;  a  countryman;  a  field  laborer. 
 
  {Plowman's  spikenard}  (Bot.),  a  European  composite  weed 
  ({Conyza  squarrosa}),  having  fragrant  roots.  --Dr.  Prior. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tripeman  \Tripe"man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}. 
  A  man  who  prepares  or  sells  tripe. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beadsman  \Beads"man\,  Bedesman  \Bedes"man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}. 
  A  poor  man,  supported  in  a  beadhouse,  and  required  to  pray 
  for  the  soul  of  its  founder;  an  almsman. 
 
  Whereby  ye  shall  bind  me  to  be  your  poor  beadsman  for 
  ever  unto  Almighty  God.  --Fuller. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Man  \Man\,  n.;  pl  {Men}.  [AS.  mann,  man,  monn,  mon;  akin  to 
  OS.,  D.,  &  OHG.  man,  G.  mann,  Icel.  ma[eth]r,  for  mannr,  Dan. 
  Mand,  Sw  man,  Goth.  manna,  Skr.  manu,  manus,  and  perh.  to 
  Skr.  man  to  think,  and  E.  mind.  [root]104.  Cf  {Minx}  a  pert 
  girl.] 
  1.  A  human  being  --  opposed  tobeast. 
 
  These  men  went  about  wide,  and  man  found  they  none, 
  But  fair  country,  and  wild  beast  many  [a]  one  --R. 
  of  Glouc. 
 
  The  king  is  but  a  man,  as  I  am  the  violet  smells  to 
  him  as  it  doth  to  me  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gownsman  \Gowns"man\,  Gownman  \Gown"man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}  (-men). 
  One  whose  professional  habit  is  a  gown,  as  a  divine  or 
  lawyer,  and  particularly  a  member  of  an  English  university; 
  hence  a  civilian,  in  distinction  from  a  soldier. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Handcraftsman  \Hand"crafts`man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}. 
  A  handicraftsman. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Handi-craftsman  \Hand"i-crafts`man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}. 
  A  man  skilled  or  employed  in  handcraft.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Men  \Men\,  n., 
  pl  of  {Man}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Men  \Men\,  pron.  [OE.  me  men.  ``Not  the  plural  of  man,  but  a 
  weakened  form  of  the  word  man  itself.''  Skeat.] 
  A  man;  one  --  used  with  a  verb  in  the  singular,  and 
  corresponding  to  the  present  indefinite  one  or  they  [Obs.] 
  --Piers  Plowman. 
 
  Men  moot  give  silver  to  the  poure  triars.  --Chaucer. 
 
  A  privy  thief,  men  clepeth  death.  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Henchman  \Hench"man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}.  [OE.  hencheman,  henxman; 
  prob.  fr  OE  &  AS  hengest  horse  +  E.  man,  and  meaning,  a 
  groom.  AS  hengest  is  akin  to  D.  &  G.  hengst  stallion,  OHG. 
  hengist  horse,  gelding.] 
  An  attendant;  a  servant;  a  follower.  Now  chiefly  used  as  a 
  political  cant  term. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  High-churchman  \High"-church`man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}. 
  One  who  holds  high-church  principles. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Herdman  \Herd"man\,  Herdsman  \Herds"man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}. 
  The  owner  or  keeper  of  a  herd  or  of  herds;  one  employed  in 
  tending  a  herd  of  cattle. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  men 
  n  :  the  force  of  workers  available  [syn:  {work  force},  {workforce}, 
  {manpower},  {hands}] 




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