Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A man who handles baggage; especially, one who carries or throws it into a baggage-car.
- n. US a railway employee who was in charge of the baggage car, storing and retrieving passenger's baggage and sometimes handling mail
- n. an attendant who takes care of baggage
“-- It's them damned acting dogs, growled the baggageman to his mate.”
“Nor did Michael know even as little as the baggageman knew.”
“What the baggageman did not know, and what Peterson did know, was that of these thirty-five dogs not one was a surviving original of the troupe when it first started out four years before.”
“But what the baggageman did not know was that in the towns the hell was not mitigated, that the dogs were still confined in their too-narrow prisons, that, in fact, they were life-prisoners.”
“Them's the high-jumpers," said the first baggageman.”
“The baggageman came through the car; calling as he went,”
“Miss Eliza had mentioned no baggageman, but she had been most explicit in her directions to Arethusa that she give that check to no one but her father.”
“A railway baggageman was on our train returning to his home in”
“A wrecking office was cut in by the baggageman, who happened to be an old lineman, and she sent the message to "DS," telling him of the wreck.”
“Night operator, porter and baggageman, working from seven o'clock in the evening until seven o'clock in the morning, and receiving the magnificent sum of forty dollars per month!”
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