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A man employed in a yard, especially a railroad yard.


n, pl -men
1. US a person employed to do various outdoor jobs
2. (Nautical Terms) nautical a sailor of the royal or upper yards


(ˈyɑrd mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. a person who works in a railroad yard, lumberyard, or the like.
2. a person employed to care for the yard of a house, public building, etc.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yardman - worker in a railway yard
railroad man, railroader, railway man, railwayman, trainman - an employee of a railroad
2.yardman - a laborer hired to do outdoor work (such as mowing lawns)yardman - a laborer hired to do outdoor work (such as mowing lawns)
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
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I conducted hearing tests on 12 support staff--the refuse centre manager, office/administration staff, rubbish truck drivers, workshop yardmen and groundsmen.
DUP councillor and former lord mayor of Belfast Gavin Robinson laid a wreath at The Yardmen sculpture on the Newtownards Road.
He was propositioned by yardmen and car-knockers; he went about freezing and filthy and starving; he carried a bag with clean shirts, underwear, and a six-inch bowie knife.
Encouraged by the victory of the dockworkers, the company's yardmen requested a raise to 5V4d.
On behalf of NRMCA member producer, Mississippi-based MMC Materials, David Bosarge, vice president-Safety & Environmental, cites his company's annual quantitative industrial hygiene evaluation of yardmen, drivers and plant operators.
The TCRC represents approximately 220 rail traffic controllers and 4, 200 locomotive engineers, conductors, trainspersons and yardmen, whose previous collective agreements expired on December 31, 2011.
The MWA Award included two scales of payments: one for labourers/strikers and yardmen (the unskilled); and one for machinists, furnacemen and assemblers (the semi-skilled).
The ship set sail from Urla town of the Aegean province of Izmir with 20 rowers, three yardmen, and 25 crew members on June 8, 2009 within the scope of "Izmir-Foca-Marseille/A Journey into History" project of the association.
Guidelines for the safe design and operation of cranes were not yet in place, and the high incidence of injuries to dockworkers, railroad yardmen, and factory workers was of concern to a variety of organizations, including the Locomotive Crane Manufacturers Association and the Association of Iron and Steel Electrical Engineers, as well as to the U.
On July 15, 1937, Prairie View added a residential program for African American boys, designed to "prepare the youths for employment as chauffeurs, house boys, gardeners, yardmen, or building service workers.
Some became longshoremen, yardmen, teamsters; in addition, others worked as railroad terminal freight handlers where the working conditions and wages were worse than the former jobs.