[haw-ger, hog-er] /ˈhɔ gər, ˈhɒg ər/

a person or thing that .
Also called hoghead. Railroads Slang. a locomotive engineer.

“swineherd, herdsman,” early 14c., from hog (n.).


(also hog or hog-head or hogshead or hog-jockey) A railroad engineer; grunt (1915+ Railroad & hoboes)


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