dustman

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dust +‎ -man

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dustman (plural dustmen)

  1. (Britain) A person employed to collect refuse from people's homes and take it to be processed.
    • Lonnie Donegan, My Old Man's A Dustman
      Oh, my old man's a dustman
      He wears a dustman’s hat
      He wears cor-blimey trousers
      And he lives in a council flat.

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