bombardman

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bombard +‎ -man

Noun[edit]

bombardman (plural bombardmen)

  1. (obsolete) One who carried liquor or beer in a can or bombard.
    • Ben Jonson
      They [] made room for a bombardman that brought bouge for a country lady.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for bombardman in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)