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brakeman


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brakeman  \Brake"man\,  n.;  pl  {Brakemen}. 
  1.  (Railroads)  A  man  in  charge  of  a  brake  or  brakes. 
 
  2.  (Mining)  The  man  in  charge  of  the  winding  (or  hoisting) 
  engine  for  a  mine. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brakeman 
  n  :  a  railroad  employee  responsible  for  a  train's  brakes 




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