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Meaning of PITMAN

Pronunciation:  'pitmun, 'pitmun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  someone who works in a coal mine
  2. [n]  English educator who invented a system of phonetic shorthand (1813-1897)
 

PITMAN is a 6 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: coal miner, collier, Sir Isaac Pitman
 
 See Also: educator, miner, mineworker, pedagogue

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pit"man\, n.; pl. {Pitmen}.
1. One who works in a pit, as in mining, in sawing timber,
   etc.

2. (Mach.) The connecting rod in a sawmill; also, sometimes,
   a connecting rod in other machinery.

 

 

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