One who mines; a digger for metals and other minerals. While men of scientific attainmeuts, or of experience in the use of machinery, are to be found iu this class, yet the word by which the class is designated imports neither learning nor skill. Watson v. Lederer, 11 Colo. 577, 19 Pac. 004, 1 L. R. A. 854, 7 Am. St Rep. 203.