from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A person who transported goods, usually with a horse and cart


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

    January 1, 2008

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