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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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The hitchers will be given a hotline to call every day to make sure their progress is tracked by a team back in Britain.
Fusing punk, ska and 50s style rock `n' roll ( think The Clash meets The Stray Cats ( The Hitchers are disturbingly good.
And sending a hitcher is a great way to virtually attend even if you can't make the show.
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TEESSIDE rockabilly saviours THE HITCHERS return to the Georgian Theatre in Stockton tonight for more of the venue's 20th anniversary celebrations.
We Start Fires, The Hitchers, Oxfam Glamour Models, 15 Minute Society, Dirty Weekend, The Lurios, The Cutters and The Chapman Family.
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Middlesbrough punk rock 'n' rollers THE HITCHERS are back in town for a rare hometown show as they continue to globe trot with their unique sound.
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I'm not jealous, although I certainly wouldn't mind a slice of that kind of action," admits Niall, who now fronts his own group, The Hitchers.
Limerick group The Hitchers have released a new single, Kill This With My Bare Hands.