from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of the operating crew on a railroad train, especially the brakeman.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A man employed on a railway-train, as a brakeman or a porter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • a member of the crew of a railroad train, often an assistant to a conductor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who works on a railway / railroad
  • noun US A brakeman

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

  • noun an employee of a railroad


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