dustman

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dust +‎ -man

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dustman ‎(plural dustmen)

  1. (Britain) Someone whose job it is to collect refuse from people's homes and take it to be processed.
    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 - Lonnie Donegan, My Old Man's A Dustman

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