Definitions

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  • n. A man who operates or manages an engine

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A man who manages, or waits on, an engine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A man who manages an engine, as in steamers, steam-cars, manufactories, etc.

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Examples

  • Stiles was discharged from the Navy as an engineman fireman recruit, the article reported.

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  • "KILLS" while an engineman on the railroad that he supposedly retired from. end quote

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  • That's RNC Steele's invite to rightwing smear machine engineman, Andrew Breitbart to appear at the RNC's three day confab in Los Angeles, August 12 to 14.

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  • Men like Larry Lee, who was on our bow with an M-60 machine gun as we charged the riverbank, Kenneth Martin, who was in the. 50-caliber gun tub atop our boat, and Benjamin Cueva, our engineman, who was at our aft gun mount suppressing the fire from the opposite bank.

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  • Davis has taken a job as engineman on an old Christian missionary ship, currently stuck in the Haitian port of Jeremie.

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  • Men like Larry Lee, who was on our bow with an M-60 machine gun as we charged the riverbank, Kenneth Martin, who was in the .50-caliber gun tub atop our boat, and Benjamin Cueva, our engineman, who was at our aft gun mount suppressing the fire from the opposite bank.

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  • An engineman, blackened from crown to boots, pulled himself up the ladder and made his way toward the captain.

    Wellspring of Chaos

  • The engineman stood to starboard and aft of the wheel.

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  • The engineman checked the gauge and added another wedge.

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  • As the engineman adjusted the steam flow and checked the bearings and lubrication, Justen leaned back against the ladder and continued to study the engine system.

    The Order War

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