lineman

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

line·man

noun \ˈlīn-mən\

American football : a player whose position is on the line of scrimmage

: a person whose job is to set up and repair power lines or telephone lines

Full Definition of LINEMAN

1
:  one who sets up or repairs electric wire communication or power lines —called also linesman
2
:  a player in the forward line of a team; specifically :  a football player in the line

First Known Use of LINEMAN

1876

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