What does the word Flagman mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who carries a flag, as for signaling trains on a railway.

Usage examples for Flagman

  1. " I'm taking no chances," he said to Frisbie; and truly it seemed that all the hindrances had been carefully forestalled when he finally boarded the " 01" and ordered his flagman to give Olson the signal. – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde
  2. A flagman stays there to stop people from crossing the tracks when the train is coming. – Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's by Laura Lee Hope
  3. He called the flagman over. – Whispering Smith by Frank H. Spearman