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delivery boy

a boy or youth who delivers merchandise for a store, as to the homes or offices of customers.
Origin of delivery boy
1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Before the wagon was at rest the delivery-boy was off and half-way around the side of the house.

    In a Little Town Rupert Hughes
  • Being a native of New York, it had been his instinctive thought to call up the hat-shop and demand the return of its delivery-boy.

    The Bandbox Louis Joseph Vance

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