Definition of shopman in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈʃɒpmən

noun (plural shopmen)

British dated
A male shop assistant or shopkeeper.
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  • In Hull, for example, five clerks plus a shopman, cashier, butcher, tailor, joiner, engineer and jeweller were amongst those fined for betting in 1884.

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