Tupman vs Topman - What's the difference?

tupman | topman |


As nouns the difference between tupman and topman

is that tupman is (uk|dialect) a man who breeds, or deals in, tups while topman is (nautical) the man stationed in the top on a sailing vessel, responsible for the setting of the sails.

tupman

English

Noun

(tupmen)
  • (UK, dialect) A man who breeds, or deals in, tups.
  • (Webster 1913)

    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.