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1. A man who cuts, sells, or delivers ice.
2. Slang A hired killer.
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n, pl icemen
1. (Commerce) chiefly US a man who sells or delivers ice
2. (Archaeology) archaeol a prehistoric human corpse found preserved in ice
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n., pl. -men.
a person who stores, sells, or delivers ice.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.iceman - someone who cuts and delivers ice
delivery boy, deliveryman, deliverer - someone employed to make deliveries
2.iceman - a professional killericeman - a professional killer    
liquidator, manslayer, murderer - a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
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[ˈaɪsmæn] N (icemen (pl))
1. (US) → vendedor m or repartidor m de hielo
2. (Archeol) → hombre m de hielo
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At other times anyone could dance who paid his money and was orderly; the railroad men, the roundhouse mechanics, the delivery boys, the iceman, the farm-hands who lived near enough to ride into town after their day's work was over.
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The 5,300-year-old Tyrolean Iceman, whose body was found in the Italian Alps in 1991, incorporated hides from at least five domesticated and wild animal species into his apparel, a new study finds.
A 5,300-year-old hunter nicknamed Otzi the Iceman whose mummified body was found in the Tyrolean Alps wore a fur hat made from brown bear pelt and an arrow quiver fashioned from roe deer leather, scientists have found.
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