from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See lockkeeper.
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- n. Someone who is in charge of a canal lock.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a worker in charge of a lock (on a canal).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a worker in charge of a lock (on a canal)
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At the last one I yelled up to the lockmaster and asked about the state of travel and traffic on the canal this year.
After the first, the lockmaster called ahead and had the next two get ready for me.
Upon approach, I would radio the lockmaster and let him know whether I needed east - or westbound passage.
I spent a great summer at the Jones Falls lockstation variouslyas ye olde blacksmith and ye olde lockmaster, traipsing around in period costume for schoolchildren.
And the lockmaster turned us out and told us to back up.
We were the only vessel -- people around, other than the lockmaster down here.
LEEKLEY: I immediately notified the lockmaster that I was going to proceed and enter the lock to render any assistance that we could possibly can and recommended that they lower us down to provide some assistance as we were the only people on the scene at the time.
There he got into his space suit and went to the lockmaster.
The lockmaster read it and stuck the book in his pocket.
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