section gang

noun

: a crew of track workers employed to maintain a railroad section

Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of section gang was in 1889

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“Section gang.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/section%20gang. Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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