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hitcher

[′hich·ər]
(mining engineering)
The worker who runs trams into or out of the cages, gives the signals, and attends at the shaft when workers are riding in the cage.
A worker at the bottom of a haulage slope or plane who engages the clips or grips by means of which mine cars are attached to a hoisting cable or chain. Also known as hitcher-on.
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