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mailman

[meyl-man] /ˈmeɪlˌmæn/
noun, plural mailmen.
1.
a person employed by the post office to deliver mail; mail carrier.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; mail1 + man1
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British Dictionary definitions for mailmen

mailman

/ˈmeɪlˌmæn/
noun (mainly US & Canadian) (pl) -men
1.
another name for postman
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Word Origin and History for mailmen

mailman

n.

also mail-man, 1841, from mail (n.1) + man (n.).

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