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station agent

a person who manages a small railroad station.
Origin of station agent
1850-55, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • I wonder,” remarks the station-agent, “if that Rockafeller telegram was genuwine.

    Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher Eleanor Gates
  • I asked the station-agent and the conductor, but each refused, saying it would not be consistent with their duty.

  • The station-agent, even in the smallest towns, has a less lonely time.

    The Modern Railroad Edward Hungerford
  • The station-agent's assistant bustled to unhitch the mules and put in fresh ones.

    The Pike's Peak Rush Edwin L. Sabin
  • And whilst you was away, she had a talk with the station-agent–about rates East.

    Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher Eleanor Gates
  • In a minute or two the station-agent came out of the shanty and looked at her with obvious curiosity.

    A Prairie Courtship Harold Bindloss
  • In a few months he could handle the key about as well as the station-agent.

  • Meanwhile, in the privacy of the baggage room, the station-agent was whispering excitedly to his companion.

    A Pagan of the Hills Charles Neville Buck
  • Tevis's grandfather was the station-agent at Middleton, and he spoke with an air of certain knowledge.

  • The south-bound train had not arrived and as I turned away the station-agent again changed its time on the bulletin board.

    The House of a Thousand Candles Meredith Nicholson

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