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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LINEMAN

It was only after a moment 92 that the lineman could be seen to gain.

The lineman snorted and the operator saw that his appeal had fallen flat.

Down these the lineman, stubborn and bleeding, drove a desperate way.

"I'll need a long rope," Neale had said to King, his lineman.

"I'll inform you later," replied Neale, turning to the lineman.

Breaking away from Louise, she sought the lineman of her acquaintance.

He recalled the first appearance of the lineman in the library.

A clicking of tools followed as the lineman selected a pair of pliers.

“See if you can cut that wire,” went on the lineman eagerly.

Without a word the lineman led the way to the adjoining house.

WORD ORIGIN

1858, worker on telegraph (later telephone) lines, from line (n.) + man (n.).

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.