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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjourneymanjour‧ney‧man /ˈdʒɜːnimən $ -ɜːr-/ noun (plural journeymen /-mən/) [countable] old-fashioned  1 WORKERa trained worker who works for someone else2 WORKERan experienced worker whose work is acceptable but not excellent
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journeymanNeill's had 109 women and only 37 journeymen compositors.Francis Place, remembering his days as a journeyman tailor, endorsed this view.Most householders were probably employees rather than employers, men who worked as journeymen or casual labourers.When he refused, all his journeymen quit.Such women may have been rather running businesses than producing goods in so far as they relied on journeymen.Following a tremendous start to this term, the one-time journeyman has pronounced his determination to go for the title.One day a young journeyman white-washing the inside of the houses ran his brush over the toad's back.
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