Definition of Flagmen

1. Noun. (plural of flagman) ¹



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Definition of Flagmen

1. flagman [n] - See also: flagman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flagmen

flagging
flagging down
flaggingly
flaggings
flaggy
flagitate
flagitation
flagitious
flagitiously
flagitiousness
flagless
flaglet
flaglets
flaglike
flagman
flagmen (current term)
flagon
flagons
flagperson
flagpersons
flagpole
flagpoles
flagrance
flagrances
flagrancies
flagrancy
flagrant
flagrantly
flagrate
flagration

Literary usage of Flagmen

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Negligence by Thomas Gaskell Shearman, Amasa Angell Redfield, Robert Gould Street (1913)
"Gates, flagmen and watchmen. — There is no general rule of common law which ... "•"The duty of posting flagmen or having servants and agents or placing ..."

2. Cyclopedia of the Law of Private Corporations by William Meade Fletcher (1919)
"Requiring signals or flagmen. Regulations as to blowing whistles, ringing a bell, the stationing of a flagman, gates at a crossing, or the like, ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Railroads: Containing a Consideration of the by Byron Kosciusko Elliott, William Frederick Elliott (1922)
"Contributory negligence of flagmen and watchmen.— flagmen and watchmen have often been held guilty of contributory negligence defeating a recovery by them. ..."

4. The Economics of Railroad Construction by Walter Loring Webb (1912)
"Signals, flagmen, and gatemen.— The necessity for flagmen and switchmen may be said in general to increase with the mileage, although it might readily ..."

5. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie (1888)
"flagmen at Crossings. — As a general rule, in the absence of statutory requirements, a railroad company is not bound to keep a flagman at the points where ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law of Railroads by Edward Lillie Pierce (1881)
"The company is not, unless required by statute, bound to place flagmen at highway crossings, except under special circumstances which render the precaution ..."

7. Commentaries on the Law of Torts: A Philosophic Discussion of the General by Edgar Benton Kinkead (1903)
"Same Continued—Duties and Liabilities of Company with Respect to "Gates" and "flagmen."—The prevalent judicial opinion undoubtedly supports the view that in ..."

8. The Law of Railroads in Pennsylvania: Including the Law Relating to Street by Albert Barnes Weimer (1893)
"2 Safety Gates and flagmen. 360. Irrespective of circumstances, it is not a common- law duty of a railroad company to station flagmen or maintain gates at ..."

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