Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word stoker's.
Inside my stoker's singlet, in the armpit, I sewed a gold sovereign
A young sot; a premature wreck; physical inability to do a stoker's work; the gutter or the workhouse; and the end -- he saw it all as clearly as I, but it held no terrors for him.
Yer trouseys is wuth five bob to hany man, an 'a docker' ud give two an 'six for the shoes, to sy nothin' of the coat an 'cap an' new stoker's singlet an 'hother things.
The vast and malodorous sea had welled up and over me, or I had slipped gently into it, and there was nothing fearsome about it -- with the one exception of the stoker's singlet.
It will be remembered, at the outset, that I sewed a pound inside my stoker's singlet under the armpit.
Yet the captain's head is close enough to the stoker's head that it's possible to kiss while riding.
Jack managed to travel about 200 miles as a coal stoker's assistant, but the rest of the way he rode on the roof of the train.
When he found out, he closed it up and strapped it back in its place at the foot of the stoker's bunk.
The term "cab" is also applied to the driver's or stoker's shelter on a locomotive-engine.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"
Fred attended to him, doctored such of the crew as needed it, and successfully set a stoker's dislocated forefinger.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.