routeman

routeman

[root-muhn, rout-]
noun, plural routemen.
1.
a person who works in a specified area or covers a specific route, as a mail carrier or truckdriver.
2.
a supervisor who establishes a route for salespersons or the like, maintains office records, and handles customer relations for it.
3.
a person who routes work among a group of employees, as in a plant or shipyard.

Origin:
1915–20; route + man1

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