government man

government man

  1. A representative of the government.
  2. A supporter of the government.
  3. (Australia, euphemistic, obsolete or historical) A convict.
    • 1888, Rolf Boldrewood, Robbery Under Arms, Gutenberg eBook #1198 ↗,
      Whatever it was that had happened to him in the old times when he was a Government man he didn′t talk about.

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