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gasman

[′gas‚mən]
(mining engineering)
An underground official who examines the mine for firedamp and has charge of its removal.
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Anyway the gasmen came and they dug a hole, as gasmen do, and when they left in their van, the tarmac around their hole had been loosened, revealing the surface of another road.
And inset, last Friday's Echo reveals the gasmen in their nude charity calendar.
REDUNDANT steelworkers in North Wales will be offered a chance to retrain - as pounds 30,000a-year gasmen.
WHAT a glorious bank holiday it was - the sun shone and the gasmen dug up the roads, just in case we wanted to go anywhere.
WHEN the gasmen came calling at the home of pensioner Harold Morgan he wasn't unduly concerned.
Bungling gasmen tried to cut off a man whose home is all electric.
TWELVE saucy gasmen stripped to their bare essentials to guarantee turning up the heat in work during 2002.
The gasmen have apologised and blamed misinformation for the mistake.
Gasmen cut the supply and last night police were holding Philips, 29, under the Mental Health Act.
Now Mike is one of a growing band of ex-steelmen looking forward to a new lease of life - as gasmen.