Weighman vs Checkweighman - What's the difference?

weighman | checkweighman |


As nouns the difference between weighman and checkweighman

is that weighman is a person whose occupation is weighing goods while checkweighman is a person, elected by miners, whose task is to check what the mineowner's weighman states has been the amount of coal that has been mined; used especially if the miners' wages are related to production.

weighman

English

Noun

(weighmen)
  • A person whose occupation is weighing goods.
  • References

    * http://dictionary.infoplease.com/weighman

    checkweighman

    English

    Noun

    (checkweighmen)
  • A person, elected by miners, whose task is to check what the mineowner's weighman states has been the amount of coal that has been mined; used especially if the miners' wages are related to production.