carman

noun car·man \ˈkärmən, ˈkȧm-\

Definition of carman

plural

carmen

  1. 1 :  one who drives or conveys goods in a car or cart :  carter

  2. 2 :  a motorman or conductor on an electric railway

  3. 3 :  a worker who handles or guides the handling of materials conveyed in cars (as in a mine, mill, or factory)

  4. 4 :  a skilled worker who performs one or more operations in the building, repairing, dismantling, maintaining, and inspection of railroad cars at a station, shop, or yard

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