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dustman (n.)

1707, "one employed in the removal of dust, rubbish, and garbage," from dust (n.) + man (n.). As the genius of sleep in popular sayings and folklore, by 1821.

updated on October 19, 2018

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Definitions of dustman from WordNet

dustman (n.)
someone employed to collect and dispose of refuse;
Synonyms: garbage man / garbageman / garbage collector / garbage carter / garbage hauler / refuse collector
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