from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who lives in or close to a swamp.
- n. One who clears a swamp or forest.
- n. A helper, as in a restaurant.
- n. A truck driver's assistant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One engaged in breaking out roads for lumberers, or clearing away underbrush, especially in swamps; one who cuts trees in a swamp.
From swamp + -er. (Wiktionary)