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linkman


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Linkboy  \Link"boy`\  (-boi`),  Linkman  \Link"man\  (-m[a^]n),  n. 
  [See  1st  {Link}.] 
  A  boy  or  man  that  carried  a  link  or  torch  to  light 
  passengers. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  linkman 
  n  :  (formerly)  an  attendant  hired  to  carry  a  torch  for 
  pedestrians  in  dark  streets  [syn:  {linkboy}] 




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