from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An official in charge of a railroad or bus station.
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- n. The person in charge of a railroad station, usually an employee of a particular railroad by which the station is owned, but sometimes an employee of a separate corporation, such as one owning a station used by two or more railroads.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the person in charge of a railway station
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The lights from one of the train windows were sufficiently strong to reveal it, and behind the stationmaster was another little group in the shadow.
The stationmaster in Elmira was a former Slave also.
The Friends of the Elmira stationmaster were there to meet us.
We arrived safely at the home of the safe house stationmaster in Elmira.
The photographers were there with lights and cameras, the reporters with their notebooks, the police with their strong arms, the stationmaster with his top hat, and the Duke of Devonshire with a welcoming handshake on behalf of the Commonwealth Relations Office.
The stationmaster, for instance, in the title story, is experiencing the deepest anguish of his life.
Transport questions today, and it turned out to be a very modern version of The Railway Children, with twinkle-eyed stationmaster Mr Perks being played by the Lib Dem minister, Norman Baker, and the kindly old gentleman by the secretary of state, Philip Hammond.
To spread the link love, at the event I sat beside the King of Noodles and Bu-ko Hankyu Railway virtual stationmaster.
The days when MPs could get away with quarterly visits to the constituency and be greeted by the stationmaster in his top hat are long gone.
The driver was on the step by the platform, talking to the stationmaster, so Cal knew he had a few minutes rest yet.