from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A worker employed to inspect a section of railroad track.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A person employed to walk over and inspect a section of tracks.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A trackman who inspects a certain section of railway-track, especially before the passage of very fast trains, to look for breaks or other defects, and to tighten up wedges and nuts.
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