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expressman

[ik-spres-muh n, -man] /ɪkˈsprɛs mən, -ˌmæn/
noun, plural expressmen
[ik-spres-muh n, -men] /ɪkˈsprɛs mən, -ˌmɛn/ (Show IPA)
1.
a person who makes collections or deliveries for an express company.
Origin of expressman
1830-1840
An Americanism dating back to 1830-40; express + man1
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