/gas"man'/, n., pl. gasmen.
1. a person who works for a company that sells or distributes household gas, esp. a person who goes from building to building reading gas meters to determine what charge is to be billed.
2. a person who produces, distributes, or sells gas for industrial or commercial use.
3. See gas fitter.
4. Mining. See fire boss.
[1815-25; GAS + MAN1]

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