station-master love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The official in charge of a station; specifically, the person in charge of a railway-station.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The station-master had not finished his speech before we were all hastening in the direction of the fire.

    Sole Music

  • Our coming was evidently a great event, for station-master and porters clustered round us to carry out our luggage.

    The Seriously Deranged Writer and the Model Cars

  • Also honorably mentioned are "the ruthless station-master in Outland (1981), the 'High Noon in space' drama, and in Wim Wenders 'Hammett as the friend of the detective novelist."

    GreenCine Daily: Peter Boyle, 1935 - 2006.

  • When it was found that telegraphic communication between the north and south ends of the bridge were broken, the station-master and the locomotive superintendent walked out onto the bridge despite the fierce gale.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Smith, a station-master, went along in the same manner from the other end, and also saw that the girders had gone, thereby corroborating the statement of Roberts.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • The station-master was waiting, bowing and saluting, and outside was a motor-car with big head-lights.

    Greenmantle

  • An old station-master was digging in his garden, and with his spade over his shoulder sauntered to the train, took charge of

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • The potato-digging station-master had been gingered up into some activity, for the west-going train was waiting to let us pass, and from it had descended three men who were asking him questions.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • “Weel, a think I should say nah, Sir,” the Scotch station-master made answer, with a grin, while he pulled off his cap of office and put on a dissolute Glengary.

    Erema

  • And at once I began dreaming of my wife, of her room, of the station-master with his face full of hatred, the heaps of snow, a fire in the theatre.

    The Wife

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