engine company


noun

a unit of a city's fire department in command of one or more fire-fighting vehicles.

Nearby words

  1. enghien,
  2. enghien, d',
  3. engild,
  4. engin.,
  5. engine,
  6. engine driver,
  7. engine house,
  8. engine pod,
  9. engine room,
  10. engine turning

Origin of engine company

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20

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