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Noun: linesman (linesmen)  lInz-mun
  1. Official (in tennis, soccer, football, etc.) who assists the referee in some way (especially by watching for out of bounds or offside)
  2. A person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines
    - electrician, lineman [N. Amer], sparky [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: linesmen

Type of: official, skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker

Encyclopedia: Linesman