gandy dancer(redirected from gandy dancers)
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1. A railroad worker.
2. An itinerant laborer.
(Railways) slang a railway track maintenance worker
[C20: of uncertain origin]
gan′dy danc`er(ˈgæn di)
a member of a railroad section gang that lays or maintains track.
[1915–20; of uncertain orig.]