Meaning of fireman

fire•man

Pronunciation: (fīr'mun), [key]
— pl. -men.
  1. a person employed to extinguish or prevent fires; firefighter.
  2. a person employed to tend fires; stoker.
    1. a person employed to fire and lubricate a steam locomotive.
    2. a person employed to assist the engineer of a diesel or electric locomotive.
  3. an enlisted person assigned to the care and operation of a ship's machinery.
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Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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