noun, plural icemen.
a man whose business is gathering, storing, selling, or delivering ice.

1835–45; ice + man1 Unabridged
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iceman definition

  1. n.
    a killer. (Underworld. See also ice.) : It's hard to believe that Rocko is a professional iceman.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Example sentences
His father was an iceman, he had five siblings and the family lived on poverty's edge.
She would not purchase a refrigerator for fear the local iceman might lose his job.
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