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flag·man

 (flăg′mən)
n.
A man who is employed as a flagger.

flagman

(ˈflæɡmən)
n, pl -men
a person who has charge of, carries, or signals with a flag, esp a railway employee

flag•man

(ˈflæg mən)

n., pl. -men.
a person who signals with or carries a flag.
[1825–35]
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I was looking at the flagman, expecting him to wave a false start, but he didn't.
For the next two months at Kempton's all-weather meetings, the flagman will work alongside the new starter's automated recall/false-start system that involves a siren and flashing lights approximately a furlong down the track from the stalls.
The flagman actually waved a yellow flag - which means stop the race - by mistake but because of the low sun the jockeys couldn't really tell which flag he was waving anyway.
There is the flagman on "Road Crew," another guy "wrestling a pipe in a ditch," the lonely woman in the "terrycloth bathrobe with a tear.
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Secondly, Alonzo Sargent, the engineer of the empty troop train, didn't see the red warning lights ahead or the flagman frantically trying to get his attention.
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