Assistant referee

(soccer) the official name for linesman (sense 1)
Historical Examples

There was a great hubbub, in the midst of which Mr. Dodsworth consulted with Andrew Dale, who was assistant referee.
Dave Porter and His Rivals Edward Stratemeyer


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