from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A man employed in the manufacture or concerned with the supplying of illuminating gas.
  • n. In coal-mining, an employee who examines the underground workings for the purpose of ascertaining whether fire-damp is present in dangerous quantity, and who also has supervision of the ventilation.
  • n. Theat., the person who controls the lights on the stage.


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