Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any workman engaged in work involved in putting the track in place.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A workman occupied in the laying of railroad-tracks.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a workman who lays and repairs railroad tracks

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Examples

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    Zane Grey, Romancing the West

  • He uses an elderly International Harvester BTD-20 tracklayer to pull a mole plough in the heavy clay soils around Heybridge, Maldon, Essex, where his business is based, and when the bottom track rollers need attention he previously lifted them manually.

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