Definition of Banksmen
1. banksman [n] - See also: banksman
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Banksmen
Literary usage of Banksmen
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Mining Magazine (1855)
"No person is allowed to go down the pit without orders from the viewer (except workmen at the proper times fixed), and it is the duty of the banksmen (or ..."
2. The Mining Engineer (1898)
"The principal work of the banksmen consisted in counting the number of tanks drawn, observing when the ropes required to be lengthened, assisting in ..."
3. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1839)
"What is the average rate of wages earned by the able-bodied workmen, specifying the different classes; hewers, putters, banksmen, masons, miners, washers, ..."
4. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1813)
"from the banksmen, were heard together. Seven of the men clung to the rope, ... The banksmen's cry so alarmed the villages of High and Low Felling that all ..."