carman

noun
car·​man | \ ˈkärmən, ˈkȧm- \
plural carmen

Definition of carman

1 : one who drives or conveys goods in a car or cart : carter
2 : a motorman or conductor on an electric railway
3 : a worker who handles or guides the handling of materials conveyed in cars (as in a mine, mill, or factory)
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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“Carman.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carman. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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