tower men


noun, plural towermen.
Railroads. a person who works in a switch tower and, by means of a signal box, directs the movement of trains.
Aviation. an air-traffic controller.

1890–95, Americanism; tower1 + -man Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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