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  • n. A timber dealer
  • n. A person who installs timbers in a mine
  • n. A longhorn beetle, of genus Acanthocinus, of European pine forests

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A man employed in placing supports of timber in a mine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In mining, one who attends to preparing and setting the timbering used for supporting the levels and shafts in a mine, or for any other purpose connected with the underground work.
  • n. In entomology, a European longicorn beetle, Acanthocinus or Astynomus ├Ždilis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an owner or manager of a company that is engaged in lumbering

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