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tradesman's entrancenoun [S]

uk   /ˈtreɪdz.mənz ˌen.trəns/  us   /ˈtreɪdz.mənz ˌen.trəns/ UK old-fashioned
the ​side or back ​door of a ​largehouse, used, ​especially in the past, by ​people deliveringgoods who were not ​allowed to use the ​door at the ​front of the ​house: I've ​forgotten my front-door ​key, so we'll have to use the tradesmen's ​entrance.
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