trainman
noun Date: 1877 a member of a train crew supervised by a conductor

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  • Trainman — Train man a member of the crew of a railroad train, often an assistant to a conductor. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trainman — ☆ trainman [trān′mən ] n. pl. trainmen [trān′mən] a person who works on a railroad train or in a railroad yard, usually as a conductor s assistant; esp., a brakeman …   English World dictionary

  • trainman — /trayn meuhn/, n., pl. trainmen. a member of the crew that operates a railroad train, usually an assistant to the conductor, such as a brakeman or flagman. [1635 45, in sense member of a trainband ; 1875 80 for current sense; TRAIN + MAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • trainman — noun a) A person who works on a railway / railroad b) A brakeman …   Wiktionary

  • trainman — Synonyms and related words: baggage man, bakehead, brakeman, brakie, butcher, conductor, dispatcher, fireman, footplate man, guard, lineman, porter, railroad man, railroader, redcap, smoke agent, stationmaster, stoker, switchman, trainboy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • trainman — n. member of the crew that operates a railroad train (especially the assistant conductor) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trainman — train·man …   English syllables

  • trainman — train•man [[t]ˈtreɪn mən[/t]] n. pl. men rai a member of the crew that operates a railroad train, usu. an assistant to the conductor, such as a brakeman or flagman • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • trainman — n. (pl. men) a railway employee working on trains …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of programs and machines in the Matrix series — Below is a list composing of all the artificial characters from The Matrix series of science fiction films, comic books and video games.FilmsThe following characters appear primarily in the Matrix films, but many are also present in the comic… …   Wikipedia

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