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Date: 1400-1500
Origin: journey 'day's work' (13-19 centuries) + man

journeyman

noun
     
jour‧ney‧man plural journeymen [countable] old-fashioned
1 a trained worker who works for someone else
2 an experienced worker whose work is acceptable but not excellent

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