1. Suffix.  Persons who are experts in an area; e.g. ''horsemen'', ''sportsmen''.
  2. Suffix.  Persons who are employed or hold a position in an area; e.g ''lawmen'', ''newsmen''.
  3. Suffix.  Persons who have special characteristics relating to an area, e.g. ''freemen'', ''icemen'', ''supermen''.
  4. Suffix.  In certain cases, persons who derives from a particular nationality; e.g. ''Scotsmen'', ''Chinamen''.

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