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roadman

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Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊdmən
 
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Definition of roadman in English:

noun (plural roadmen)

archaic
A man employed to repair or maintain roads.
Example sentences
  • Norman got work as a roadman, clearing drains, grading roads and laying metal.
  • Interviews with RDC employees - the old roadmen - in 1957 when the status of The Road was called in question stated unequivocally that they did not maintain The Road - it was private.
  • The financially comfortable Murray aside, tents were a luxury that most of Scotland's outdoors community couldn't afford in those pre-wars days, preferring a doss in a cave or on the floor of a roadman's hut.

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