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- noun Plural form of
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This dab of lurid light is the Southern substitute for all the complicated apparatus of red and green bulls-eyes, signs, signals, poles, guards, breakmen [sic], switchmen, and watchmen to be met with on a European railway.
The door swung open, and the red comforter and tarpaulin hat of one of the breakmen showed itself a moment.
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