Definition of drayman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdreɪmən/

noun (plural draymen)

A person who delivers beer for a brewery.
Example sentences
  • Rumours had it that a drayman delivering beer with his horse and cart was decapitated on his way through the passage.
  • Pioneering East Lancashire film-makers Sagar Mitchell and James Kenyon filmed everyday people including schoolchildren, mill workers and brewery draymen to show at local events.
  • It was the brewery's draymen who are the heroes in question.

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