Definitions for gandy dancerˈgæn di
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
gan′dy danc`erˈgæn di(n.)
a member of a railroad section gang that lays or maintains track.
Origin of gandy dancer:
1915–20; of uncert. orig.
a laborer in a railroad maintenance gang
A railway laborer, especially a member of a crew which carries rails and affixes them to ties.
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