dustman

[ duhst-man, -muh n ]
/ ˈdʌstˌmæn, -mən /

noun, plural dust·men [duhst-men, -muh n] /ˈdʌstˌmɛn, -mən/. British.

a person employed to remove or cart away garbage, refuse, ashes, etc.; garbage collector.

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Origin of dustman

First recorded in 1700–10; dust + man1
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dustman
/ (ˈdʌstmən) /

noun plural -men

British a man whose job is to collect domestic refuse
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