checkweighman


checkweighman
/chek"way'meuhn/, n., pl. checkweighmen.
a representative elected by coal miners to check the findings of the mine owner's weighman where miners are paid by the weight of coal mined. Also called checkweigher /chek"way'euhr/.
[1885-90; CHECK1 + WEIGHMAN]

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