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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlinemanline‧man /ˈlaɪnmən/ noun (plural linemen /-mən/) [countable] American English 🔊 🔊 1 DSa player in American football who plays in the front line of a teamoffensive/defensive lineman2 TTTsomeone whose job is to take care of railway lines or telephone wires
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linemanIn an odd decision that White did not fully explain, veteran defensive lineman Nolan Harrison did not suit up Sunday night.He weighed 235 as a University of Arkansas Razorbacks football lineman.Former Cardinals offensive lineman Bernard Dafney signed with Pittsburgh.The moves were not unexpected for the salary-cap strapped Panthers, who also released offensive lineman James Dexter.Offensive lineman Chris Spencer may make the largest impact in the Southeastern Conference by a freshman.Reserve lineman Marvin Washington making two key tackles.Comment: Serves the Lions right for drafting a 3-foot-tall lineman.offensive/defensive linemanFormer Cardinals offensive lineman Bernard Dafney signed with Pittsburgh.Creekmur, a Lions offensive lineman during the 1950s, played both guard and tackle in his 10-year career.The moves were not unexpected for the salary-cap strapped Panthers, who also released offensive lineman James Dexter.Brown said. Defensive lineman Young is also listed as doubtful.In an odd decision that White did not fully explain, veteran defensive lineman Nolan Harrison did not suit up Sunday night.