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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 : the football players who line up on the line of scrimmage