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draegerman

Line breaks: draeger|man
Pronunciation: /ˈdreɪɡəmən/

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Definition of draegerman in English:

noun (plural draegermen /-mɛn/)

Canadian
A member of a crew trained for underground rescue work.

Origin

early 20th century: the first element from the name of A. B. Dräger (1870–1928), German inventor of a type of breathing apparatus.

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