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carman

Line breaks: car¦man
Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːmən
 
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Definition of carman in English:

noun (plural carmen)

dated
A driver of a van or cart; a carrier.
Example sentences
  • The total included carmen, seamen from the cross-Channel ferries, hotel and catering staff as well as those more predictable grades of cleaner, fireman, guard, shunter and driver.
  • The night shift had a mere 2 carmen, 3 helpers, 3 electricians and 5 cleaners.

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