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  • noun Plural form of nightman.

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Examples

  • Tellingly, I believe, our nightmen do not sell the manure to farmers but instead simply dump it on isolated land or unload it at municipal treatment plants.

    Flushed

  • We still have nightmen today, of course, but instead of lurking through the streets at night, they empty septic tanks with pumps at any time of day.

    Flushed

  • However, they were not always regularly emptied, since nightmen asked a fairly handsome sum.

    Flushed

  • Tellingly, I believe, our nightmen do not sell the manure to farmers but instead simply dump it on isolated land or unload it at municipal treatment plants.

    Flushed

  • We still have nightmen today, of course, but instead of lurking through the streets at night, they empty septic tanks with pumps at any time of day.

    Flushed

  • However, they were not always regularly emptied, since nightmen asked a fairly handsome sum.

    Flushed

  • The cabs and the crowds were gone, and only the nightmen were there swilling up the dirt of the pavements with their hose-pipes and water.

    The Christian A Story

  • With a word or two to the nightmen on duty, the porter led the way to a shed near the station, where a number of sacks were heaped in a corner.

    By Sheer Pluck, a Tale of the Ashanti War

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