stationmaster

noun
sta·tion·mas·ter | \ˈstā-shən-ˌma-stər \

Definition of stationmaster 

: an official in charge of the operation of a railroad station

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Shizue Takahashi, the wife of a subway stationmaster who died in the gas attack, asked the Justice Ministry for a chance to meet the convicts and witness their executions. Fox News, "Aum cult members face execution for Tokyo subway gas attack," 20 Mar. 2018 Shizue Takahashi, the wife of a subway stationmaster who died in the gas attack, asked the Justice Ministry for a chance to meet the convicts and witness their executions. Fox News, "Aum cult members face execution for Tokyo subway gas attack," 20 Mar. 2018 Shizue Takahashi, the wife of a subway stationmaster who died in the gas attack, asked the Justice Ministry for a chance to meet the convicts and witness their executions. Fox News, "Aum cult members face execution for Tokyo subway gas attack," 20 Mar. 2018 Shizue Takahashi, the wife of a subway stationmaster who died in the gas attack, asked the Justice Ministry for a chance to meet the convicts and witness their executions. Fox News, "Aum cult members face execution for Tokyo subway gas attack," 20 Mar. 2018 Shizue Takahashi, the wife of a subway stationmaster who died in the gas attack, asked the Justice Ministry for a chance to meet the convicts and witness their executions. Washington Post, "Aum cult members face execution for Tokyo subway gas attack," 19 Mar. 2018 The current station head and the 71-year-old widow of an assistant stationmaster who died in the attack placed flowers on a temporary altar set up for offerings. Fox News, "The Latest: Tokyo subway workers mark gas attack anniversary," 19 Mar. 2018 Louise, the oldest of nineteen children, was married to a railroad stationmaster. Susan Goldman Rubin, Time, "Coco Chanel's Fascination With Fashion Started Early in Life," 13 Mar. 2018 The stationmaster was understanding and helped the man get a ticket back to Paris. Mary Morris, The Atlantic, "Fiction: Mama’s Haven," 11 Mar. 2018

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1849, in the meaning defined above

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stationmaster

noun

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: an official who is in charge of the operation of a railroad station

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