Definition of Section gang

1. Noun. A work crew assigned to a section of a railroad.

Generic synonyms: Crew, Gang, Work Party
Member holonyms: Section Hand



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Section Gang

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sectarisms
sectarist
sectarists
sectary
sectator
sectators
sectile
sectilities
sectility
sectio
section
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section gang (current term)
section hand
section man
section sign
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sectionable
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sectional impression
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sectionalisation
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sectionalism
sectionalisms
sectionality
sectionalization

Literary usage of Section gang

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Labour Gazette by Canada Dept. of Labour (1902)
"Second man in each section gang increased so that he will receive only five cents per day less than first man when he has worked one year continuously as ..."

2. Rose's Notes on the United States Supreme Court Reports (2 Dallas to 241 by Walter Malins Rose, Charles Lawrence Thompson, United States Supreme Court (1919)
"Railroad section gang foreman and laborer in gang are follow servants. ... 137, holding member of section gang and brakeman on train were fellow- servants; ..."

3. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1906)
"A foreman of a railroad section gang and one of his men are fellow-servants, (p. ... If a railroad company provides a suitable handcar for its section gang ..."

4. The Railroad Problem by Edward Hungerford (1917)
"The August day is indolent—but the section gang is not. The temperature is close to ninety, ... section gang."

5. Maintenance of Way and Structures by William Clyde Willard (1915)
"Tools for the Section-gang.—Each section should have a full equipment of first-class standard tools sufficient to supply every man in the gang, ..."

6. Maintenance of Way and Structures by William Clyde Willard (1915)
"Tools for the Section-gang.—Each section should have a full equipment of first-class standard tools sufficient to supply every man in the gang, ..."

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