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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Grey was forced to hire veteran guide Also Doyle, a shiftless sourdough who was at various times a freighter, cowboy, rancher, buffalo hunter, and tracklayer for the Union Pacific Railroad.
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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