American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A person employed to install or repair telephone, telegraph, or electric power lines. Also called linesman.
- n. A man employed to inspect and repair railroad tracks.
- n. Football A player positioned on the forward line.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A person who carries the line in surveying, etc.
- n. One employed in duties relating to the line of a railroad, telegraph, or telephone; one who attends to keeping the parts of the line, as the rails, posts, wires, etc., in proper condition.
- n. A line-fisherman.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who carries the line in surveying, etc.; the surveyor who marks positions with a range pole.
- n. A man employed to examine the rails of a railroad to see if they are in good condition; also, a man employed to install or repair telegraph, telephone, television cable, or power lines. Also called
- n. (Football) A player whose position is in the first (forward) line, as opposed to a
back; one who plays on the line of scrimmage. a center, guard, or tackle.
- n. colloq. A ladies' man who is especially adept at inventing effective introductory phrases (pick-up lines) to gain a woman's attention.
- n. the position of a player on a football team who is stationed on the line of scrimmage.
- n. one of the players on the line of scrimmage
- n. the surveyor who marks positions with a range pole
- n. (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed on the line of scrimmage
- n. a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines
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