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: a person who tends or feeds fires : stoker
: a member of a fire department : firefighter
: an enlisted man in the navy who works with engineering machinery
: a relief pitcher in baseball
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14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: a man who is a member of group that works to put out fires
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: a person who tends a fire (as in a large furnace)
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