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trackman

[ trak-muhn ]
/ ˈtræk mən /
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noun, plural track·men.

a person who assists in inspecting, installing, or maintaining railroadtracks.
a trackwalker.

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Origin of trackman

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; track + -man

usage note for trackman

See -man.
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British Dictionary definitions for trackman

trackman
/ (ˈtrækmən) /

noun plural -men

US and Canadian a workman who lays and maintains railway trackAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): platelayer
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