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Meaning of FIREMAN

Pronunciation:  'fIrmun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  play in which children take the roles of firemen and pretend to put out a fire
  2. [n]  a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
  3. [n]  a pitcher who does not start the game
  4. [n]  a laborer who tends fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship)

FIREMAN is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: fire fighter, fire-eater, firefighter, relief pitcher, reliever, stoker
 See Also: child's play, defender, fire chief, fire department, fire marshal, guardian, hurler, jack, laborer, labourer, manual laborer, pitcher, play, protector, shielder, twirler



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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

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