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rag-and-bone mannoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌræɡ.əndˈbəʊn.mæn/ UK (US ragman)
in the past, a man who went round the ​streets of a ​town to ​buyoldclothes, ​furniture, and other ​unwanted things ​cheaply
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