yardmaster

noun
yard·​mas·​ter | \ ˈyärd-ˌma-stər How to pronounce yardmaster (audio) \

Definition of yardmaster

: the person in charge of operations in a railroad yard

First Known Use of yardmaster

1858, in the meaning defined above

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“Yardmaster.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yardmaster. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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