linesman

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noun lines·man \ˈlīnz-mən\

Definition of linesman

  1. 1 :  lineman 1

  2. 2 :  an official who assists a referee (as in football, tennis, or hockey) especially in determining if a ball, puck, or player is out-of-bounds or offside

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First Known Use of linesman

1883


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