Definition of Pitman

1. Noun. English educator who invented a system of phonetic shorthand (1813-1897).

Exact synonyms: Sir Isaac Pitman
Generic synonyms: Educator, Pedagog, Pedagogue



2. Noun. Someone who works in a coal mine.
Exact synonyms: Coal Miner, Collier
Generic synonyms: Miner, Mineworker

Definition of Pitman

1. n. One who works in a pit, as in mining, in sawing timber, etc.

Definition of Pitman

1. Noun. One who works in a pit, as in mining, in sawing timber, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pitman

1. a mine worker [n PITMEN] / a connecting rod [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pitman

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pitman (current term)
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Literary usage of Pitman

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"Rosenblum, A. Advanced course in Isaac pitman phonography. $1. ... pitman. Weaver, A B. Abbreviated longhand: a manual of short forms for longhand writers. ..."

2. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1901)
"pitman, IL, MA Key to introduction to Greek prose composition. ... pitman, I: Isaac pitman's complete phonographic instructor; designed for class or self- ..."

3. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1895)
"In his fifteenth year he was a pupil and assistant teacher iu a private academy conducted by Isaac pitman, his brother and senior by eight years. ..."

4. The American Catalogue ... July 1, 1876-Dec. 31, 1910 by Lynds Eugene Jones, Richard Rogers Bowker, Augusta Isabella Appleton (1905)
"pitman. Pi t тая, Sir I : Card key to exercises in the reporting style: key ... pitman. pitman, Sir I : The reporter's assistant and the learner's guide to ..."

5. The Boston Directory (1862)
"S Union, h. at Dorche'ster pitman Henry W. 10 City wharf, bds. at Medford pitman JC coal agent, 79 Wash. h. at Cambridge pitman James R. bootmaker, ..."

6. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1904)
"pitman. pitman. Sir I : Card key to exercises in the reporting style: key to exercises in the Isaac pitman "Shorthand instructor," on 27 separate cards. ..."

7. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"Rosenblum, A. Advanced course in Isaac pitman phonography. $1. ... pitman. Weaver, A B. Abbreviated longhand: a manual of short forms for longhand writers. ..."

8. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1901)
"pitman, IL, MA Key to introduction to Greek prose composition. ... pitman, I: Isaac pitman's complete phonographic instructor; designed for class or self- ..."

9. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1895)
"In his fifteenth year he was a pupil and assistant teacher iu a private academy conducted by Isaac pitman, his brother and senior by eight years. ..."

10. The American Catalogue ... July 1, 1876-Dec. 31, 1910 by Lynds Eugene Jones, Richard Rogers Bowker, Augusta Isabella Appleton (1905)
"pitman. Pi t тая, Sir I : Card key to exercises in the reporting style: key ... pitman. pitman, Sir I : The reporter's assistant and the learner's guide to ..."

11. The Boston Directory (1862)
"S Union, h. at Dorche'ster pitman Henry W. 10 City wharf, bds. at Medford pitman JC coal agent, 79 Wash. h. at Cambridge pitman James R. bootmaker, ..."

12. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1904)
"pitman. pitman. Sir I : Card key to exercises in the reporting style: key to exercises in the Isaac pitman "Shorthand instructor," on 27 separate cards. ..."

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