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  • n. A person who transported goods, usually with a horse and cart

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A man whose employment is to drive, or to convey goods in, a car or car.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A man who drives a car or cart.
  • n. A man.

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  • All day and all night long carremen did nothing but goe vp and downe the streetes with their carts and crye, Haue you anie dead to burie, haue you anie dead to burie: and had manie times out of one house their whole loading: one graue was the sepulcher of seuenscore, one bed was the altar whereon whole families were offered.

    - Thomas Nashe, The Unfortunate Traveller, 1594

    April 14, 2010

  • "Come now, professor, that carman is waiting." Joyce, Ulysses, 15

    January 1, 2008