hoseman


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hoseman

(ˈhəʊzˌmæn; ˈhəʊzmən)
n, pl -men
(Historical Terms) historically, a fireman in charge of the hose
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Thanks to all who entered, and congratulations to our winner, Patricia Hoseman of Vicksburg.
The hoseman designation was a misnomer, however, since his real duties were to care for the horses that pulled the fire wagon and perform other menial tasks unrelated to fighting fires.