Part of speech: noun

One who aids in extinguishing fires.

Part of speech: noun

A fire- tender, as on a locomotive; a stoker.

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Usage examples "fireman":

  1. He was the son of a fireman in one of the English collieries. - "The Young Man and the World", Albert J. Beveridge.
  2. They bribed a fireman or deck- hand or some one to keep 'em under cover. - "Blindfolded", Earle Ashley Walcott.
  3. The crowd that was with them ere rebels Had ten to our every man; But a fireman's a fireman, me covey, And he'll put out a fire if he can: So we run the masheen at a gallop, As easy as open and shut, And as fast as one feller went under, Another kept takin' der butt. - "The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1", Robert H. Newell.