Definitions

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  • n. A man who builds or repairs roads.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A man who keeps roads in repair. Also roadsman.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a salesman who travels to call on customers
  • n. a workman who is employed to repair roads

Etymologies

road +‎ -man (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As a "roadman," or traveling pastor, of the church, he is authorized to conduct prayer meetings and act as a "custodian" of peyote, which is grown in Texas and brought legally to California for religious purposes.

    latimes.com - News

  • I think the only ones who really get it here are Shadow Dancer for sure and Mr. M both in their own way but Shadow Dancer seems at peace, and most here seem clueless about what peace is. "peace is not the mere absence of war but an attribute of Love" in the words of Kokoman the roadman is real by

    Are Progressives Being Duped by a Megacorporation's Disinformation Attacks?

  • While Fred Harvey, an 87-year-old roadman, or high priest, warmed up his voice, members of his family prepared the peyote, a cactus that induces visions when ingested.

    NPR - The God Chemical: Brain Chemistry And Mysticism

  • At 9 p.m., 32 of us crawled into the teepee; for the next 11 hours, the young men drummed, the roadman prayed, and everyone but me ingested a lot of peyote.

    NPR - The God Chemical: Brain Chemistry And Mysticism

  • What was a roadman doing twenty miles from his beat, pursued by the police?

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • Sir Harry, the roadman, and the idiotic Marmie, were all pieces of undeserved good fortune.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • Now, they had seen me as the roadman, and they would remember me, for I was in the same rig.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • The dusty roadman in a minute was transformed into one of the neatest motorists in Scotland.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • Then in a tiny bight of road, beside a heap of stones, I found the roadman.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • It was some time before he discovered the roadman again.

    Maigret Stonewalled

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