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milkman

[ milk-man ]
/ ˈmɪlkˌmæn /
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noun, plural milk·men.

a person who sells or delivers milk.

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Origin of milkman

First recorded in 1580–90; milk + man

usage note for milkman

See -man.
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British Dictionary definitions for milkman

milkman
/ (ˈmɪlkmən) /

noun plural -men

a man who delivers or sells milk
a man who milks cows; dairyman
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