cabman


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Synonyms for cabman

someone who drives a taxi for a living

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Two great bottle-shaped pieces of yellow shining wood had been heaped upon the cabman.
Finally, when the cabman, all top-heavy and bristling, had staggered off up the garden path, there emerged in a very leisurely way from the cab a big, powerfully built young man, with a bull pup under one arm and a pink sporting paper in his hand.
The cabman, red and heavy-jowled, had come back from his labors, and held out his hand for his fare.
The cabman looked helplessly about him with a bewildered, questioning gaze, as one to whom alone of all men this unheard-of and extraordinary thing had happened.
The cabman looked at the pieces of silver, which, appearing very minute in his big, grimy palm, symbolised the insignificant results which reward the ambitious courage and toil of a mankind whose day is short on this earth of evil.
The cabman, pausing in his deliberate movements, seemed struck by some misty recollection.
The cabman struck lightly Stevie's breast with the iron hook protruding from a ragged, greasy sleeve.
Just give me a help with this buckle, cabman," he said, kneeling over his task, and never turning his head.
and the cabman dashed his hat upon the ground, with a reckless disregard of his own private property, and knocked Mr.
Come on,' cried the cabman, who had been sparring without cessation the whole time.
asked the driver, with that manner of familiar interest that well became his port-wine face; and when John had told him no, 'Well, then,' said the cabman, 'if ye'll tak' my advice of it, we'll just gang back.
The cabman was paid, and drove off down the long, lamp- lighted hill, and the two friends stood on the side-walk beside the portmanteau till the last rumble of the wheels had died in silence.
Here then, he sat a while and panted; but now his thoughts were sensibly lightened; now, with the trunk standing just inside the door, some part of his dissociation from the house of crime had been effected, and the cabman need not pass the garden wall.
The cabman tried to pass to the left, but a heavy express wagon cut him off.
At nine o'clock in the morning she was already quite drunk, dishevelled, half-naked, covered with bruises, her face was powdered, but she had a black-eye, blood was trickling from her nose and her teeth; some cabman had just given her a drubbing.