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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. 2018.
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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
  • Why should the locomotive engineer receive more than the trackman?

    Distributive Justice

    John A. (John Augustine) Ryan
  • 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 this little book we propose to deal mainly with the duties of a locomotive engineer.

    How to Become an Engineer

    Frank W. Doughty
  • To make a living Howe took a position as a locomotive engineer, leaving his invention unused at home.

    Historic Inventions Rupert S. Holland
  • Even the locomotive engineer, in the spirit of the occasion, leaned down heartily on his whistle rope.

    The Blazed Trail Stewart Edward White
  • The brakeman and the locomotive engineer and the mechanical engineer and the sailor all have the same spirit.

    The Voice of the Machines Gerald Stanley Lee

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