Sawyer vs Topman - What's the difference?

sawyer | topman |


As a proper noun sawyer

is for someone who made a living from sawing wood.

As a noun topman is

(nautical) the man stationed in the top on a sailing vessel, responsible for the setting of the sails.

sawyer

English

Alternative forms

* (l) (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who saws timber, especially in a sawpit.
  • (US) A large trunk of a tree brought down by the force of a river's current
  • A beetle that lives and feeds on trees, including timber.
  • (US, dialect) The bowfin.
  • Anagrams

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    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.