noun plural -men

mainly British another word for potboy

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Examples from the Web for potman

Historical Examples of potman

  • The potman sat up for him until midnight: he was not back then.

    Ravensdene Court

    J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher

  • The potman sat down opposite her and proceeded in his attempts.

  • Her own flower-like face was an equal attraction to the potman.

  • It was a policeman passing by, and the potman stood up alertly.

  • "Bye, bye," she said, holding out one hand in a dignified fashion to the potman.