Meaning of lineman

line•man

Pronunciation: (līn'mun), [key]
— pl. -men.
  1. a person who installs or repairs telephone, telegraph, or other wires.
  2. one of the players in the line, as a center, guard, tackle, or end.
  3. a person who marks the positions of a survey mark with a range pole or the like.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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