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milkman

[milk-man] /ˈmɪlkˌmæn/
noun, plural milkmen.
1.
a person who sells or delivers milk.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; milk + man1
Usage note
See -man.
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British Dictionary definitions for milk-men

milkman

/ˈmɪlkmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a man who delivers or sells milk
2.
a man who milks cows; dairyman
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Word Origin and History for milk-men

milkman

n.

1580s, from milk (n.) + man (n.).

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