[ drey-muhn ]

noun,plural dray·men.
  1. a person who drives a dray.

Origin of drayman

First recorded in 1575–85; dray + man

Words Nearby drayman

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How to use drayman in a sentence

  • And the gruff voice of the drayman, growing impatient in the antechamber: "Come, come, make haste."

    The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
  • I had made every move with caution; I had never employed our real names, not even with the drayman.

  • Our fashionable coat is an amphibium between barn-sack and drayman's doublet.

    Past and Present | Thomas Carlyle
  • An injured drayman was brought in dead drunk, and underwent amputation of the legs without any signs of feeling pain.

    Rustic Sounds | Francis Darwin
  • The drayman as soon as he found the horse gone, went in pursuit and called upon the people in the streets to stop his horse.