Sawpit vs Topman - What's the difference?

sawpit | topman |


As nouns the difference between sawpit and topman

is that sawpit is a pit over which lumber is positioned to be sawn with a long two-handled saw by two people, one standing above the timber and the other below while topman is (nautical) the man stationed in the top on a sailing vessel, responsible for the setting of the sails.

sawpit

English

Alternative forms

* saw-pit * saw pit

Noun

(en noun) (wikipedia sawpit)
  • A pit over which lumber is positioned to be sawn with a long two-handled saw by two people, one standing above the timber and the other below.
  • topman

    English

    Noun

    (topmen)
  • (nautical) The man stationed in the top on a sailing vessel, responsible for the setting of the sails
  • The uppermost sawyer in a sawpit; a topsman.