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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone wires; Official (in tennis, soccer, football, etc.) who assists the referee in some way (especially by watching for out of bounds or offside).

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  • She called a linesman everything except a "hermaphrodite" in a U.S.
  • Allison was dismissed by Middlesbrough's Century Radio in 1994 after calling a linesman a
  • Another point ,I didnt notice the linesman was a woman,most of the men look like her anyway,with their headbands and snoods
  • The assistant referee (used to be called a linesman when I played) was directly in line with play for the initial offside non-call. for more
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