yardman


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worker in a railway yard

a laborer hired to do outdoor work (such as mowing lawns)

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He described a recent dream in which he had encountered a young Negro boy who was once his yardman.
Bill Sutton whose late father Alf was yardman at the depot has sent in this picture of the hut taken during the heavy snows of 1947.
The firm's Yardman YM6018PS petrol-engine mower has a 46cm steel deck and is self-propelled with a lever height adjuster.
In tight areas where signals could not be given within the engineer's view an extra yardman could be assigned to the crew when necessary.
RYMAN ta2 = acronym, harmony, juryman, masonry, paronym, yardman
Our plant supervisor has a cousin who is an experienced yardman and who has expressed interest in coming to work for us.
The YardMan type mowers, which were marketed through a number of department stores including Sears and Montgomery Ward, have a double nut arrangement on each side.
She came into town permanently with her younger children and husband in the 1960s, where the latter worked for a long time at the hospital as yardman, and Elsie had various jobs as domestic.
The first American-born Secretary, Doak worked as a railroad yardman and rose through the hierarchy of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.
Gordon Gray, who is the yardman for trainer Susan Gardner, holds seven of the ten shares in the Barley Mow Syndicate after several partners recently dropped out.
The 35-year-old council yardman said: "I looked out of my window but I couldn't see anything.
yardman John Sweet at the base of the 2,500-ton mountain of salt at Rhondda Cynon Taf's Abercynon depot
Ms Brown said Bough was employed by North Lanarkshire Council as a stores depot yardman.
It wasn't to be but he became a warehouseman, a waiter, a building site labourer, a bakery machine cleaner, a yardman at a plant hire company, a lifeguard, receptionist, a "resource officer" and fitness instructor.
And his late father Alf spent a large part of his working life as a yardman at the depot.