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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fireman  \Fire"man\,  n.;  pl  {Firemen}  (-men). 
  1.  A  man  whose  business  is  to  extinguish  fires  in  towns;  a 
  member  of  a  fire  company. 
 
  2.  A  man  who  tends  the  fires,  as  of  a  steam  engine;  a 
  stocker. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fireman 
  n  1:  play  in  which  children  take  the  roles  of  firemen  and  pretend 
  to  put  out  a  fire 
  2:  a  person  who  tends  fires  [syn:  {stoker}] 
  3:  a  pitcher  who  does  not  start  the  game  [syn:  {reliever},  {relief 
  pitcher}] 
  4:  a  member  of  a  fire  department  who  tries  to  extinguish  fires 
  [syn:  {forefighter},  {fire  fighter},  {fire-eater}] 




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