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bands·man

 (băndz′mən)
n.
A musician who plays in a band.
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bandsman

(ˈbændzmən)
n, pl -men
(Music, other) a player in a musical band, esp a brass or military band
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bands•man

(ˈbændz mən)

n., pl. -men.
a musician who plays in a band.
[1835–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bandsman - a player in a band (especially a military band)bandsman - a player in a band (especially a military band)
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
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Translations

bandsman

[ˈbændzmən] N (bandsmen (pl)) → músico m (de banda)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

bandsman

[ˈbændzmən] n (= musician) → musicien m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bandsman

n pl <-men> → Musiker m, → Musikant m (old); military bandsmanMitglied nteines Musikkorps
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

bandsman

[ˈbændzmən] n (-men (pl)) → suonatore di banda
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References in classic literature ?
Now thousands of feet and bayonets moved and halted at the officers' command, turned with banners flying, formed up at intervals, and wheeled round other similar masses of infantry in different uniforms; now was heard the rhythmic beat of hoofs and the jingling of showy cavalry in blue, red, and green braided uniforms, with smartly dressed bandsmen in front mounted on black, roan, or gray horses; then again, spreading out with the brazen clatter of the polished shining cannon that quivered on the gun carriages and with the smell of linstocks, came the artillery which crawled between the infantry and cavalry and took up its appointed position.
Dafydd Wyn Evans has been a member of the Deiniolen Band for 62 years and has seen hundreds of bandsmen come and go and has seen many changes.
The explosions killed 11 military personnel - four soldiers of the Blues & Royals at Hyde Park, and seven bandsmen of the Royal Green Jackets at Regent's Park.
The bandsmen finished their piece, and sat down to wipe their perspiring faces.
The trouble apparently developed when an officer tried to stop bandsmen brushing up against and damaging parked cars.
St Patrick's Church has witnessed disorder and discord in recent years, with some parading loyalist bandsmen accused of provocative and sectarian behaviour while passing by.
The bandsmen, who were accompanying parading Orangemen, were found guilty of playing the so-called Famine Song, which is played to the same tune as the Beach Boys Sloop John B, but with anti-Catholic lyrics.
"He had the drive to succeed and he was the inspiration for scores of young bandsmen and women, many of whom came to the party.
It was followed two hours later by a blast at the Regents Park bandstand that killed seven Royal Green Jackets bandsmen as they played before a crowd of 120.
Ages of the bandsmen and women are from eight to 65.
Hackett and Bob Ryder, COO, Constellation Brands (at podium, with gavel), were joined by executives from Crown and Constellation, and serenaded by a number of Mexican bandsmen. The two companies are partners in the joint venture that makes up Crown Imports.
London, Sep 28 (ANI): Army bandsmen in Britain have been asked to wear earplugs when they perform over health and safety concerns-but they are not liking as it makes them play out of tune and out of time.