government man

noun

Australian (in the 19th century) a convict

Nearby words

  1. governess,
  2. governing,
  3. government,
  4. government house,
  5. government issue,
  6. government national mortgage association,
  7. government of the people, by the people, and for the people,
  8. government printing office,
  9. government-in-exile,
  10. governmental

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Examples from the Web for government man

  • He is to write me a long letter;—so like a Government-man, isn't it?

    The Eustace Diamonds|Anthony Trollope