dust|man

dust|man
dust|man «DUHST MAN, -muhn», noun, plural -men.
1. British. a man who collects and carts away refuse from dustbins; garbage collector: »

The service provided by the dustman is no less socially useful than that provided by the teacher (New Statesman).

2. a popular personification of sleep or sleepiness (in allusion to the rubbing of the eyes as if there were dust in them); sandman.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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