Meaning of pitman

pit•man

Pronunciation: (pit'mun), [key]
— pl. -men -mans
  1. a person who works in a pit, as in coal mining.
  2. any of certain types of connecting rods.

Pit•man

Pronunciation: (pit'mun), [key]
— n.
  1. 1813–97, English inventor of a system of shorthand.
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