noun, plural linemen.
Also, linesman. a person who installs or repairs telephone, telegraph, or other wires.
Football. one of the players in the line, as a center, guard, tackle, or end.
Surveying. a person who marks the positions of a survey mark with a range pole or the like.
noun (pl) -men
another name for platelayer
a person who does the chaining, taping, or marking of points for a surveyor
(Austral & NZ) (formerly) the member of a beach life-saving team who controlled the line used to help drowning swimmers and surfers
(American football) a member of the row of players who start each down positioned on either side of the line of scrimmage
(US & Canadian) another word for linesman (sense 2)


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