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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 line·man /ˈlaɪnmən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Line·man n.; pl. Linemen
 1. One who carries the line in surveying, etc.; the surveyor who marks positions with a range pole.
 2. 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 linesman.
 4. A ladies' man who is especially adept at inventing effective introductory phrases (pick-up lines) to gain a woman's attention. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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