Definitions

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  • noun US A person who steers the rear wheels of a fire truck or controls its ladder

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Examples

  • It was a 1988 Seagrave tractor-drawn Aerial Ladder Truck, the last of a generation that places the firefighter "tillerman" in the open elements; but to young Gavin, it was far more.

    LAFD News & Information

  • It was a 1988 Seagrave tractor-drawn Aerial Ladder Truck, the last of a generation that places the firefighter "tillerman" in the open elements; but to young Gavin, it was far more.

    LAFD News & Information

  • It was a 1988 Seagrave tractor-drawn Aerial Ladder Truck, the last of a generation that places the firefighter "tillerman" in the open elements; but to young Gavin, it was far more.

    LAFD News & Information

  • It was a 1988 Seagrave tractor-drawn Aerial Ladder Truck, the last of a generation that places the firefighter "tillerman" in the open elements; but to young Gavin, it was far more.

    LAFD News & Information

  • The tillerman on the second barge ducks, but some of the incautious levies who thought the first wires were the only wires are slashed by the recoiling wire whip.

    The Magic Engineer

  • After the wires pass, the tillerman on the second barge manages to swing the heavy craft shoreward, this time toward the western shore, where it grinds to a halt, less than a handful of rods from Kadara's squad.

    The Magic Engineer

  • Layne had turned pale and Matt divided his attention between her and the sour-faced tillerman.

    Heart Of The Tiger

  • It seems such a great leap to go from being a putative artist to being a tillerman.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • It seems such a great leap to go from being a putative artist to being a tillerman.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • It seems such a great leap to go from being a putative artist to being a tillerman.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

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