brakeman brakeman  /b ˈreɪk mən/


  • (n) a railroad employee responsible for a train's brakes


  1. Jimmie Rodgers, brakeman on the Southern Railway at Meridian, Miss.
  2. His brakeman was thrown free, broke only one leg.
  3. The roistering brakeman's brakes failed to brake.


  • Last Earth's Bounty of season today

        The last chance to stock up on fresh produce and homemade products this year at Earth's Bounty happens today at Singing Brakeman Park in downtown Meridian.
    on October 5, 2013     Source: The Meridian Star

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  1. "I guess the final say [about brakemen] is the coaches, but the final say also includes the view of the driver," Moyse said. "So, if the driver is just not meshing well with the brakeman outside of pushing, they may not push together because...
    on Jan 27, 2010 By: Heather Moyse Source:

  2. "I always wanted to be a driver from the beginning," Rohbock said. "I didn't like being a brakeman because I like to be in control."
    on Feb 21, 2006 By: Shauna Rohbock Source: Comcast SportsNet

  3. "You talk about chances and that's a word that for me and especially for Lascelles Brown, my brakeman, we've been given a chance to compete together," Lueders said Thursday during a conference call from St. Moritz, Switzerland. "Just the fact...
    on Feb 3, 2006 By: Pierre Lueders Source:

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