government man

  1. Australian (in the 19th century) a convict

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How to use government man in a sentence

  • The message had been broken in upon by a powerful sending set which was much nearer to Curlie than was that of the government man.

    On the Yukon Trail | Roy J. Snell
  • Whatever it was that had happened to him in the old times when he was a government man he didn't talk about.

    Robbery Under Arms | Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
  • Jim's predecessor had been a government man of the old school in just one particular.

    Still Jim | Honor Willsie Morrow
  • Can the government man keep Les King from talking about the man with the broken leg?

    Ten From Infinity | Paul W. Fairman
  • It just occurred to me—you never told me what happened when that government man talked to you.

    Ten From Infinity | Paul W. Fairman