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A man who is employed as a flagger.


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


(ˈflæg mən)

n., pl. -men.
a person who signals with or carries a flag.
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"The EU Council, Parliament and European Commission have expressed their joint commitment to maintain the funding level for such EU infrastructure flagman projects, like the Rail Baltica.
He said a flagman will be on hand to direct the traffic and hoped those who uses the road will be patient with the inconvenience caused.
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And instead of the role he was promised (security guard), he ended up as a flagman.
And while the bridge and tracks were being repaired, the crew again made a more intensive search for the strange flagman, unsuccessfully.
Report from Quezon police office said a P and O passenger bus being driven by Aldrin Saltarin accidentally bumped the 'flagman' manning a road construction project.
It was also claimed the third flagman, who had moved on to the racing surface, was seen very late, even by fourth-placed rider Will Kennedy.
There is a "regional fascination with flagmen", says Munn, and where there is a machine, many clients want a flagman. However, under consultation with clients on projects including the Expo 2020, ANGE has been given leave to try a different tack.
"Tom said he and a couple of other lads were saying, 'No sir, no sir!' "When it happened the whole grandstand let out a massive 'what's going on?' "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.