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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A railroad employee responsible for a train's stopping mechanism.

Usage examples (33)
  • "Chicago!" called the brakeman, drawing the word out long.
  • “Chicago!” called the brakeman, drawing the word out long.
  • Even though the person at the back is technically called the brakeman, nobody bothers with brakes.
  • As the brakeman called 'Lincoln, the next station! for more
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