drayman


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dray·man

 (drā′mən)
n.
A driver of a dray.

drayman

(ˈdreɪˌhɔːs)
n, pl -men
(Professions) a man who drives a dray

dray•man

(ˈdreɪ mən)

n., pl. -men.
a person who drives a dray.
[1575–85]
usage: See -man.
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The drayman was lashing his horses with his heavy whip; the dray was light, and they started off at a furious rate; the man had no control over them, and the street was full of traffic.
The drayman was proved to be very drunk, and was fined, and the brewer had to pay damages to our master; but there was no one to pay damages to poor Captain.
It is only when you have mastered a restive horse, or thrashed a drayman, or have got a gun in your hand, that these shy juniors feel you to be a truly admirable and enviable character.
Warnock has a record eight promotions to his name, but he has never guided any of his teams to Premier League safety - and if the drayman's hatch awaits him again, he ain't going quietly.
The inquest, in Swansea, heard Mr Badham's life changed forever several years earlier when, working as a drayman in Cardiff, he suffered an industrial accident involving a barrel at a brewery.
The pair stumble into the night and climb on the back of a drayman's van, where they fall fast asleep.
With Diane and Matty concerned about her going out with Leon, the drayman, for a second time, she flirts with him to make a point and then leaves with him.
Elsewhere, Robert, Diane and Matty are all concerned when Victoria heads out on a date with Leon the drayman, who has a bit of a reputation.
We start with an item from the sharing board section, which featured offers including fishmongers, picnic or drayman's.
4 PHOENIX Nights funnyman Peter Kay also appeared on Coronation Street in 2004 to play luckless drayman and Shelley's date Eric Gartside, but had previously appeared in 1997 as a shopfitter brought in to refurbish the Corner Shop when its opening was sabotaged in 1997.
Proposals to cut down the sycamores, which stand at the rear of Drayman Close and adjacent to garages serving nearby Emery Close, have met with mixed reactions from neighbouring residents.
According to Police sources, a loaded truck collided with a Van due to over speed, as a result Abdul Wahab s/o Malik Daud resident of Bharwal died on the spot, while Usama s/o Abdul Saleem and Qasim s/o Drayman were critically injured.