pit•manPronunciation: (pit'mun), [key]
—pl. -men for 1, -mans for 2.
a person who works in a pit, as in coal mining.
any of certain types of connecting rods.
Pit•manPronunciation: (pit'mun), [key]
1813–97, English inventor of a system of shorthand.
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