section gang


noun Railroads.

a group of workers who take care of a section of railroad track.

Nearby words

  1. sectary,
  2. sectile,
  3. section,
  4. section boss,
  5. section eight,
  6. section hand,
  7. section mark,
  8. sectional,
  9. sectionalism,
  10. sectionalize

Compare floating gang.

Origin of section gang

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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