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A porter, usually in a railroad station.
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1. (Professions) informal Brit a military police officer
2. (Professions) US and Canadian a porter at an airport or station
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a porter at a railroad station.
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|Noun||1.||redcap - a member of the military police in Britain|
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
|2.||redcap - a porter who helps passengers with their baggage at a railroad station|
porter - a person employed to carry luggage and supplies
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