platelayer

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platelayer

(ˈpleɪtˌleɪə)
n
(Railways) Brit a workman who lays and maintains railway track. US and Canadian equivalent: trackman
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.platelayer - a workman who lays and repairs railroad tracksplatelayer - a workman who lays and repairs railroad tracks
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
Translations

platelayer

[ˈpleɪtˌleɪəʳ] Nobrero m (de ferrocarriles)

platelayer

[ˈpleɪtˌleɪəʳ] n (Brit) (Rail) → armatore m
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Other jobs were platelayers, incline workers and blacksmiths.
After some months I was given the choice of moving to one of the station ticket offices or joining a platelayers gang.
The man in the overcoat and trilby appears to be in charge of the platelayers and has come to inspect their work.