headman

headman
['hedmən]
nome (pl. -men) capo m., capotribù m.
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headman /ˈhɛdmæn/
n. (pl. headmen)
1 capo; capotribù
2 caposquadra di operai
3 (ind. min.) agganciatore, vagonista.
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['hedmən]
nome (pl. -men) capo m., capotribù m.

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