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locomotive engineer

engineer (def 3).
Origin of locomotive engineer
First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Schwartz, a locomotive engineer on the Lattimore & Great Western.

    Aladdin & Co. Herbert Quick
  • That, that distinguished-looking man the man who was once a locomotive engineer!

    Hope Benham Nora Perry
  • The weight on driving wheels is the limiting factor in the problem which confronts the locomotive engineer.

  • Well, he "'lowed" he wanted to be either a locomotive engineer or a steamboat captain—hadn't made up his mind which.

    Afloat on the Ohio Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • He went out and as he walked down the track met the locomotive engineer, who stopped.

    The Girl From Keller's Harold Bindloss
  • Why should the locomotive engineer receive more than the trackman?

    Distributive Justice John A. (John Augustine) Ryan
  • To catch an idea of the responsibility of a locomotive engineer, it is necessary to ride a hundred miles or so in an engine.

    My Native Land James Cox
  • He stood amidship, his hand on the reversing bar, just as a locomotive engineer sits with his hand on the bar of his engine.

    Old Times on the Upper Mississippi George Byron Merrick
  • In the innermost, Atock, our locomotive engineer, and I chummed together.

  • In this little book we propose to deal mainly with the duties of a locomotive engineer.

    How to Become an Engineer Frank W. Doughty

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