signal man

signalman

[sig-nl-muhn]
noun, plural signalmen.
a person whose occupation or duty is signaling, as on a railroad or in the army.

Origin:
1730–40; signal + -man

undersignalman, noun, plural undersignalmen.
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signalman (ˈsɪɡnəlmən)
 
n , pl -men
1.  a railway employee in charge of the signals and points within a section
2.  a man who sends and receives signals, esp in the navy

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