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trackman

[trak-muh n] /ˈtræk mən/
noun, plural trackmen.
1.
a person who assists in inspecting, installing, or maintaining railroad tracks.
2.
a trackwalker.
Origin of trackman
1870-1875
An Americanism dating back to 1870-75; track + -man
Usage note
See -man.
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trackman

/ˈtrækmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
(US & Canadian) a workman who lays and maintains railway track Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) platelayer
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