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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lineman  \Line"man\  (l[imac]n"m[a^]n),  n.;  pl  {Linemen} 
  1.  One  who  carries  the  line  in  surveying,  etc 
  2.  A  man  employed  to  examine  the  rails  of  a  railroad  to  see 
  if  they  are  in  good  condition;  also  a  man  employed  to 
  repair  telegraph  lines. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  one  of  the  players  on  the  line  of  scrimmage 
  2:  the  surveyor  who  marks  positions  with  a  range  pole 
  3:  a  person  who  installs  or  repairs  electrical  or  telephone 
  lines  [syn:  {electrician},  {linesman}] 
  4:  the  position  of  a  player  on  a  football  team  who  is  stationed 
  on  the  line  of  scrimmage 

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