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engine driver

(mainly Brit) a person who drives a railway locomotive; train driver
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  • For all answer Neill turned to his troops, and told them to hold the engine driver and stoker till the company was seated.

    The Red Book of Heroes Leonora Blanche Lang
  • But the Spanish engine driver did neither of those two things.

    The Wolf Cub Patrick Casey
  • The engine driver tucked it into the breast pocket of his coat and trudged away through the rain.

    Lady Bountiful George A. Birmingham
  • What is the difference between a school-master and an engine driver?

    Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 Edward William Cole
  • I asked Sam what the attractions were in the life of an engine driver.

    Afloat on the Ohio Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • She was talking in a low voice to the engine driver and stoker of our train.

    In the Field (1914-1915) Marcel Dupont
  • Finally, the guard, the engine driver, and the station master came and looked in through the window.

    Lady Bountiful George A. Birmingham
  • Our engine driver was held up by the strikers bivouacked in the railroad yards and we were stalled there for hours.

    Memoirs of an American Prima Donna Clara Louise Kellogg
  • He had listened with interest to the opinions of the engine driver's wife on politics and the Labour Movement.

    Lady Bountiful George A. Birmingham
  • I wish I had the engine driver in my stoke hole, he'd learn better manners down there.

    The Second String Nat Gould

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