Gas men

gasman

[gas-man]
noun, plural gasmen.
1.
a person who works for a company that sells or distributes household gas, especially a person who goes from building to building reading gas meters to determine what charge is to be billed.
2.
a person who produces, distributes, or sells gas for industrial or commercial use.
4.
Mining. fire boss.

Origin:
1815–25; gas + man1

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gasman (ˈɡæsˌmæn)
 
n , pl -men
a man employed to read household gas meters, supervise gas fittings, etc

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