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lamplighter

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occupations
lamplighterlamp‧light‧er /ˈlæmpˌlaɪtə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 BOLIGHTsomeone whose job was to light lamps in the street in the past
Examples from the Corpus
lamplighterHe got a job as a lamplighter and never spoke a word against his father.Bobby Abel, the son of a cockney lamplighter from Rotherhithe, played for Surrey from 1881 to 1904.
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