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[points-muh n] /ˈpɔɪnts mən/

noun, plural pointsmen. British.
a railway switchman.
a police officer who directs traffic, as at an intersection.
/ˈpɔɪntsˌmæn; -mən/
noun (pl) -men
a person who operates railway points US and Canadian equivalent switchman
a policeman or traffic warden on point duty


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