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dustman

[duhst-man, -muh n] /ˈdʌstˌmæn, -mən/
noun, plural dustmen
[duhst-men, -muh n] /ˈdʌstˌmɛn, -mən/ (Show IPA).
British
1.
a person employed to remove or cart away garbage, refuse, ashes, etc.; garbage collector.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; dust + man1
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British Dictionary definitions for dustman

dustman

/ˈdʌstmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
(Brit) a man whose job is to collect domestic refuse
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