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brakeman

noun brake·man \ˈbrāk-mən\

Definition of BRAKEMAN

1
:  a freight or passenger train crew member who inspects the train and assists the conductor
2
:  the member of a bobsled team who operates the brake
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First Known Use of BRAKEMAN

1833
BRAKEMAN Defined for Kids

brakeman

noun brake·man \ˈbrāk-mən\
plural brake·men \-mən\

Definition of BRAKEMAN for Kids

:  a crew member on a train who inspects the train and helps the conductor

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