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station agent

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noun
  1. a person who manages a small railroad station.
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Origin of station agent

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for station agent

Historical Examples

  • The station-agent, even in the smallest towns, has a less lonely time.

    The Modern Railroad

    Edward Hungerford

  • And whilst you was away, she had a talk with the station-agent–about rates East.

  • I wonder,” remarks the station-agent, “if that Rockafeller telegram was genuwine.

  • In a few months he could handle the key about as well as the station-agent.

  • I asked the station-agent and the conductor, but each refused, saying it would not be consistent with their duty.