Lineswoman meaning

līnzwo͝omən
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A woman official in various court games whose chief duty is to call shots that fall out of bounds.
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A woman official in soccer and other field games who indicates when the ball has gone out of bounds.
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Either of two women officials in ice hockey who call icing and offsides, conduct face-offs, and call penalties.
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(tennis, soccer, etc.) A female official who has the responsibility to make decisions along a sideline, goal line, etc., as in reporting whether the ball is inside or outside the line.
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Female linesman.
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