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brakeman

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noun brake·man \ˈbrāk-mən\

Definition of brakeman

  1. 1 :  a freight or passenger train crew member who inspects the train and assists the conductor

  2. 2 :  the member of a bobsled team who operates the brake



1833

First Known Use of brakeman

1833


BRAKEMAN Defined for Kids

brakeman

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noun brake·man \ˈbrāk-mən\

Definition of brakeman for Students

plural brakemen \-mən\

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




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