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1. quarrier, quarryman

a man who works in a quarry

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another word for quarryman

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a person who works in a stone quarry
: also ˈquarryman (ˈkwɔrimən ; kwôrˈēmən; ˈkwɑrimən ; kwärˈēmən) Word forms: plural ˈquarrymen (ˈkwɔrimən ; kwôrˈēmən; ˈkwɑrimən ; kwärˈēmən)

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n. pl. quar·ries
1. An open excavation or pit from which stone is obtained by digging, cutting, or blasting.
2. A rich or productive source: found the book an indispensable quarry of information.
tr.v. quar·ried, quar·ry·ing, quar·ries
1. To obtain (stone) from a quarry, as by cutting, digging, or blasting.
2. To extract (facts, for example) by long, careful searching: finally quarried out the genealogy from hundreds of sources.
3. To use (land) as a quarry.

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