Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A man who operates railroad switches.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who operates railway switches which route trains onto rail tracks.
  • n. A person whose job is to help in the switching of railcars in a railway yard.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who tends a switch on a railway.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who has charge of one or more switches on a railway; a pointsman.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a man who operates railroad switches

Etymologies

switch +‎ man (Wiktionary)

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