roundsmen

roundsman

[roundz-muhn]
noun, plural roundsmen.
1.
a person who makes rounds, as of inspection.
2.
British. a person who makes deliveries, as of milk or bread.
3.
Australian. a journalist covering a specific area of interest: a political roundsman.
4.
a police officer who inspects the other officers on duty in a particular district.

Origin:
1785–95; round1 + 's1 + man1

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roundsman (ˈraʊndzmən)
 
n , pl -men
1.  (Brit) a person who makes rounds, as for inspection or to deliver goods
2.  (Austral), (NZ) a reporter covering a particular district or topic

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