Pronunciation: (wā'mun), [key]
1. a person whose occupation is weighing goods, produce, etc.
2. Mining.a person who weighs coal extracted from a mine, esp. in mines where miners are paid according to the weight of the coal they dig. Cf. checkweighman.
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