Definition of Pointman

1. a certain player in hockey [n POINTMEN]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pointman

pointing-trowels
pointing out
pointing the bone
pointing trowel
pointings
pointless
pointlessly
pointlessness
pointlessnesses
pointlet
pointleted
pointlets
pointlike
pointling
pointlings
pointman (current term)
pointmen
pointrel
pointrels
points
points in the paint
points in time
points of articulation
points of convergence
points of inflection
points of interest
points of no return
points of order

Literary usage of Pointman

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1. Stokers and Pokers by Francis Bond Head (1849)
"... the pointman must not turn the points for the Line to Warrington, but must let the Grand Junction Train run past the points towards Manchester. 22. ..."

2. Elements of Mining by George Joseph Young (1916)
"... 1 pointman, 6 men shoveling and wheeling, 1 foreman. Fuel.—For steam points 15 to 20 in number, 1 cord; for hoisting, >£ to 1 cord of wood. Output. ..."

3. Bulletin by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1913)
"At the tune of the visit this plant was working two 10-hour shifts a day, and was employing about 17 men, comprising a foreman, engineer, and pointman, ..."

4. Patents for Inventions: Abridgments of Specifications Relating to Railways by Great Britain Patent Office, Henry Reader Lack, Patent Office, Great Britain (1884)
"... insulated electric wires are used extending from the battery at the pointman's location to the siding * hose opening he is to control. ..."

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