section hand

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noun Railroads.

a person who works on a section gang.

Nearby words

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

Origin of section hand

First recorded in 1870–75

Also called tracklayer.

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