[duhst-man, -muh n]
- a person employed to remove or cart away garbage, refuse, ashes, etc.; garbage collector.
Origin of dustman
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Examples from the Web for dustman
How can I be like a dustman that rings for a Christmas-box at your hall-door?The Christmas Books
William Makepeace Thackeray
Beauchamp glanced at his note-book for the name of this man, who was a ragman and dustman.Beauchamp's Career, Complete
And I pointed to a dustman's cart that had just hove into view.Explorers of the Dawn
Mazo de la Roche
Therefore you can have an indication of the dustman in Mr. Inspector's place.
Note, that the dustman's face should be droll, and not horrible.
- British a man whose job is to collect domestic refuse
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