Definition of Brakemen

1. Noun. (plural of brakeman) ¹



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Definition of Brakemen

1. brakeman [n] - See also: brakeman

Lexicographical Neighbors of Brakemen

brake pads
brake pedal
brake pedals
brake press
brake presses
brake shoe
brake shoes
brake system
brakeage
brakeages
braked
brakeless
brakemaker
brakemakers
brakeman
brakemen (current term)
brakes
brakeshoe
brakeshoes
brakesman
brakier
brakiest
braking
braking distance
braking distances
braks
braless
bralessness
bralette

Literary usage of Brakemen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1915)
"... FREIGHT CONDUCTORS, FREIGHT brakemen, ENGINE HOUSE FOREMEN, SUPERVISORS OF SIGNALS, SIGNAL REPAIRMEN. The technical rules ami regulations governing the ..."

2. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1913)
"... FREIGHT CONDUCTORS, FREIGHT brakemen, ENGINE HOUSE FOREMEN, SUPERVISORS OF SIGNALS, SIGNAL REPAIRMEN. The technical rules and regulations governing the ..."

3. Handbook of Railroad Expenses by James Shirley Eaton (1913)
"here to place the yard foreman with his brakemen and yard switchmen, under the head of “Yard Conductors and brakemen.” With the officials go their staff of ..."

4. Sympathetic Strikes and Sympathetic Lockouts by Fred Smith Hall (1898)
"As another illustration of this opposition, the Brotherhood of Railway brakemen might be cited. The brakemen on the Union Pacific in 1886 declared a strike ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Carriers: As Administered in the Courts of the by Robert Hutchinson, Jacob Scott Matthews, William Frederick Dickinson (1906)
"Liability of carrier for ill-treatment of passenger—Liable for assaults by brakemen and conductors. Passengers on railroad trains are peculiarly under the ..."

6. The Labor Movement: The Problem of To-day by Terence Vincent Powderly, Edmund Janes James (1892)
"BROTHERHOOD OF RAILROAD brakemen — ORGANIZED, 1883 — PHENOMENAL GROWTH — PRINCIPLES OF THE ORDER — IT is OPPOSED TO STRIKES. ..."

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