Fireman meaning

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A man who tends fires; a stoker.
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An enlisted man in the US Navy or Coast Guard engaged in the operation of engineering machinery.
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(baseball) A relief pitcher.
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(u.s. navy) An enlisted person ranking below a petty officer third class, whose general duties are concerned with ships' engines, boilers, etc.
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(slang, baseball) A relief pitcher.
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(firefighting) Someone (implied male) who is skilled in the work of fighting fire.
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(rail transport) A man who keeps the fire going underneath a steam boiler (originally, shoveling coal by hand), particularly on a railroad locomotive.
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(rail transport) By extension of the above, an assistant on any locomotive, whether steam-powered or not.
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(baseball) A relief pitcher.
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A firefighter.
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A person who tends a fire in a furnace or boiler.
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Origin of fireman

  • fire +‎ -man

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