- a peddler.
Origin of packman
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Examples from the Web for packman
When he remembered he had been a packman in England it was exceedingly fine.The House with the Green Shutters
George Douglas Brown
The packman let me have the cloth for the stockings I have knitted, look you.'The Making of William Edwards
Mrs. G. Linnaeus Banks
They employed Mr Vaughan as a packman, to transport their goods.Life & Times of Col. Daniel Boone
Cecil B. Hartley
Here's Andrew the packman in the lane, with such shawls, Martha!Fern's Hollow
You have commenced at the hardest part of a packman's life—his journey in England.