Definition of trackman in English:


Syllabification: track·man
Pronunciation: /ˈtrakmən, -ˌman

noun (plural trackmen)

1A person employed in laying and maintaining railroad track.
More example sentences
  • On the other side of the rail stood a trackman's cottage.
  • When the second mine was being laid, the conspirators came near being discovered by a trackman.
  • Having secured the position of a trackman on the railway, the suspect, aided by several men, including a carpenter, began excavating a tunnel under the track.

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