draughtsman

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From draught +‎ -s- +‎ -man.

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draughtsman (plural draughtsmen)

  1. A person skilled at drawing engineering or architectural plans.
  2. (obsolete) A book illustrator.
  3. A piece in the game of draughts (checkers).
  4. (obsolete) One who drinks drams; a tippler.
    • 1709, The Tatler
      I have used my interest in several wards of the city , that the wholesome restorative above - mentioned may be given in tavern - kitchens to all the morning's draughtsmen within

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