noun, plural brake·men.
Examples from the Web for brakeman
He felt satisfied that they had, in some way, disposed of Brakeman Joe.Cab and Caboose|Kirk Munroe
So then Mr. Jenson sent a brakeman over to see if the brakes on the car were any good.Roy Blakeley, Lost, Strayed or Stolen|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
A woman can't ever say 's she was a brakeman or in the war, 'n' them 's the only good excuses 's can be give.Susan Clegg and Her Friend Mrs. Lathrop|Anne Warner
He wasn't long in ignorance, because a brakeman sent out ahead saw that the bridge had gone.Danger Signals|John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady
The brakeman slapped me on the shoulder and good-naturedly straightened.Desert Dust|Edwin L. Sabin