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.
Alex said: "When I was a drayman with McEwan's about 30 years ago, I was involved in a strike stopping the beer coming out of the brewery.
Last I heard there is nothing operating up there at the moment,'' said John Drayman, vice president of the Montrose Shopping Park Association.
THE drayman who held William Hague's hand during his summer job yesterday laughed off the Tory leader's drinking boasts.
John Drayman, vice president of the Montrose Shopping Park Association and owner of Custom Photo Studios, went to high school with Uebel and appreciates his approach.
Mr Nicol, 45, a drayman, said: "I just want her to get in touch again.
Vrej Agajanian; Aram Barsoumian; John Drayman, 46, a member of the Montrose Shopping Park Association board; Pauline Field, 56, involved with the creation of the city's Commission on the Status of Women;
A driver and a drayman, who's in charge of all the paperwork, are given their orders and start loading up their lorries with beer.
John Drayman, Garry Sinanian and John Stevenson did not reveal the information on their campaign financial statements, but the remaining nine candidates have so far raised less than $16,000.
Scottish Brewers' drayman Hector, 56, and driver Roy, 45, don't claim to have been in every pub in Argyll.