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gasman

[gas-man] /ˈgæsˌmæn/
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
1815-1825
1815-25; gas + man1
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British Dictionary definitions for gasman

gasman

/ˈɡæsˌmæn/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a man employed to read household gas meters, supervise gas fittings, etc
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