expressman


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expressman

(ɪkˈsprɛsmæn)
n, pl expressmen
(Professions) US a person who collects and delivers goods
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It was a pallid-eyed youth of eighteen in overalls who received Michael, receipted for him to the expressman, and carried his crate into a slope-floored concrete room that smelled offensively and chemically clean.
William Fargo was a pioneer American expressman who helped found the modern-day financial firms of American Express Company and Wells Fargo with his business partner Henry Wells.
Instead, he interrupted a conversation between Michael Campion, Dave's brother, and an expressman making a delivery.
Their professions ranged from an expressman to an accountant to business owners.
She had taken the ferry to Oakland to buy a change of clothes and toiletries and then realized that such purchases would "mean a trunk, a trunk would imply an expressman, and an expressman a return to at least a partial degree of the old permanency.
I have forwarded Lane's "Dial" to Munroe, and he tells the expressman that all is right.
Among them were The Expressman and the Detective (1874), The Molly Maguires and the Detectives (1878), Criminal Reminiscences and Detective Sketches (1879), The Spy of the Rebellion (1883), Bank Robbers and Detectives (1883), and 30 Years a Detective (1884).