Best boy

the first assistant to the head electrician.
Historical Examples

The Mind and Its Education George Herbert Betts
Tip Lewis and His Lamp Pansy
In Apple-Blossom Time Clara Louise Burnham
Mark Twain’s Speeches Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Slave Narratives, Oklahoma Various
Minnie Brown Daniel Wise
The Intelligence of Woman W. L. George
Six Girls and the Tea Room Marion Ames Taggart
The Life Of Abraham Lincoln Ward H. Lamon
Harper’s Young People, April 5, 1881 Various

(mainly US) the assistant to the senior electrician or to the key grip in a film crew


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