Definition of Stillmen
1. stillman [n] - See also: stillman
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stillmen
Literary usage of Stillmen
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Coal Tar Distillation and Working Up of Tar Products by Arthur Robert Warnes (1913)
"... stage—anthracene oil or " green oil " stage—introduction of steam—Wells' oil—method of testing used by stillmen—examination of safety valves, etc. ..."
2. National Insurance by Arthur Strettell Comyns Carr, William Hubert Stuart Garnett, James Henry Taylor, Great Britain (1913)
"Tar stillmen. A 538. Workmen employed at chemical works, and described as fitters and their assistants, if employed in connection with buildings or ..."
3. Report of the Royal Commission on the Mineral Resources of Ontario, and by Ontario (1890)
"There are three yardmen, one treater and his assistant, and two stillmen. ... The treater and stillmen are getting 82 a day each, and the coopers get §2 a ..."
4. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"... will cover the usual operative conditions incident to handling stills, there will always be emergencies requiring the best judgment of the stillmen. ..."
5. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"It originated about fifty years ago among stillmen in the old Pennsylvania refineries and means just what its connotation conveys, namely, ..."