junk man

junkman

1 [juhngk-man]
noun, plural junkmen [juhngk-men] .
a dealer in resalable used metal, paper, rags, and other junk.

Origin:
1870–75, Americanism; junk1 + man1

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junkman

2 [juhngk-muhn, -man] .
noun, plural junkmen [juhngk-muhn, -men] .
a member of the crew of a junk.

Origin:
1860–65; junk2 + man1

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junkman (ˈdʒʌŋkˌmæn)
 
n , pl -men
(US), (Canadian) Also called: rag-and-bone man a man who buys and sells discarded clothing, furniture, etc

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