Brakeman meaning

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A railroad worker who operated the brakes on a train, but is now chiefly an assistant to the conductor.
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The last person on a bobsled team, who operates the brake, controlling skids and stopping the sled.
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(US) A railroad employee responsible for a train's brakes, couplings etc.
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A person who pulls the brake lever in the sport of bobsleigh.
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One who operates, inspects, or repairs brakes, especially a railroad employee who assists the conductor and checks on the operation of a train's brakes.
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