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noun (pl) -men
(mainly Brit) another word for potboy
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  • The potman sat up for him until midnight: he was not back then.

    Ravensdene Court

    J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  • The potman sat down opposite her and proceeded in his attempts.

  • Her own flower-like face was an equal attraction to the potman.

  • It was a policeman passing by, and the potman stood up alertly.

  • "Bye, bye," she said, holding out one hand in a dignified fashion to the potman.

  • The potman was busy with shutters and bolts; behind the bar was the landlady.

    London's Heart B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
  • No, she didn't know; but she would call the potman in; he was outside all the time.

    London's Heart B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
  • He once hired himself as a potman, and then as a coal-heaver.

  • The artist beyond the outer bar had been talking to the potman.

    The Hole in the Wall

    Arthur Morrison
  • He wasn't going to bed like a potman; he was going to sit up like a poet and write.

    The Divine Fire

    May Sinclair

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