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Fireman definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FI'REMAN, n.
1. A man whose business is to extinguish fires in towns.
2. A man of violent passions. [Not used.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: play in which children pretend to put out a fire
2: a laborer who tends fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship) [syn: stoker, fireman]
3: a pitcher who does not start the game [syn: reliever, relief pitcher, fireman]
4: a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires [syn: fireman, firefighter, fire fighter, fire-eater]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 14th century 1. a person who tends or feeds fires ; stoker 2. a member of a fire department ; firefighter 3. an enlisted man in the navy who works with engineering machinery 4. a relief pitcher in baseball

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -men) 1 a member of a fire brigade; a person employed to extinguish fires. 2 a person who tends a furnace or the fire of a steam engine or steamship.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Fireman Fire"man, n.; pl. Firemen (-men). 1. A man whose business is to extinguish fires in towns; a member of a fire company. 2. A man who tends the fires, as of a steam engine; a stocker.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(firemen) A fireman is a person, usually a man, whose job is to put out fires. N-COUNT

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