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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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Conceived while Mayor Gasmen was still in office, is the plan to establish a Call Center in the city.
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.
We would probably not have known it was here at all, if the gasmen had not dug the hole,' says Mandy Carberry, 38, treasurer of the Bishop Goss Tenants' Association.
Frantic Karen phoned the police then got gasmen who were working nearby and passers-by to help in the search.
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.
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.
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.