Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An objectionable substitute for motorman (which see).

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Examples

  • The children are almighty thick down on Third Street, and children are always trying to see how near they can come to being killed, you know, sir; and then, the old women like to come and stand on the track and ask questions of the motorneer on the other track, so that the car coming down has a chance to catch 'em.

    Stories of a western town

  • One near would have heard her sob, in too distracted agitation to heed the motorneer of the passing street-car who stared after her at the risk of his car, or the tousled heads behind a few curtains.

    Stories of a western town

  • One near would have heard her sob, in too distracted agitation to heed the motorneer of the passing street-car who stared after her at the risk of his car, or the tousled heads behind

    Stories of a Western Town

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