knuckle man

noun
variants: or knuckle boy

Definition of knuckle man

: a mine-car clipper who works at the top of a haulage slope attaching and detaching mine cars to and from cables and coupling trains of cars

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“Knuckle man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knuckle%20man. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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