noun plural -men
Examples from the Web for brakesman
The writer occupied the humble post of brakesman—elected thereto in all humility by an overpowering majority.Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories|Henry Seton Merriman
Stephenson was again taken on as a brakesman at the p. 40West Moor Pit.Lives of the Engineers|Samuel Smiles
That was the road she took, before my eyes, under the most comfortable conditions, in an electric trolley driven by a brakesman.The Woman of Mystery|Maurice Leblanc
To this place Stephenson first came as a brakesman about the end of 1804.
"Just as soon as I am old enough," he said, "I shall be a brakesman;" and Mrs. Wallace encouraged him.White Dandy; or, Master and I|Velma Caldwell Melville