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Pitman

surname, attested from c. 1200, literally "dweller by a pit or hollow;" see pit (n.) + man (n.). Meaning "one who works in a pit or mine" is from 1761. As the name of a popular system of shorthand writing, by 1865, from the name of U.S. popular educator Isaac Pitman (1813-97), who devised it in 1837.

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Definitions of Pitman from WordNet
1
pitman (n.)
someone who works in a coal mine;
Synonyms: coal miner / collier
2
Pitman (n.)
English educator who invented a system of phonetic shorthand (1813-1897);
Synonyms: Sir Isaac Pitman
From wordnet.princeton.edu