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  • n. The person who drives the engine of a train.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. one who manages an engine; specifically, the engineer of a locomotive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who drives or manages an engine; especially, one who manages a locomotive engine: in the United States commonly called engineer.

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

  • n. the operator of a railway locomotive


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  • Old Angus MacQueen had flagged down one of the ambling local goods trains and ridden with the engine driver to Gilly, where he borrowed a horse from Harry Gough and rode out with him.

    The Thorn Birds


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