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rag-and-bone man

[rag-uh n-bohn] /ˈræg ənˈboʊn/
noun, British
1.
a peddler who buys and sells used clothes, rags, etc.; junkman.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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British Dictionary definitions for rag and bone man

rag-and-bone man

noun
1.
(Brit) a man who buys and sells discarded clothing, furniture, etc Also called ragman, ragpicker US equivalent junkman
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