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Webster 1913 Edition


Linkman

{

Link′boyˊ

(lĭṉk′boiˊ)
,

Link′man

(lĭṉk′măn)
, }
Noun.
[See 1st
Link
.]
A boy or man that carried a link or torch to light passengers.

Webster 1828 Edition


Linkman

LINK'MAN

,
Noun.
A boy or man that carries a link or torch to light passengers.

Definition 2021


linkman

linkman

English

Noun

linkman (plural linkmen)

  1. adult linkboy; one bearing a torch or light
  2. (rugby) Player who uses speed and dexterity to keep an attacking team's downfield progress fluid.
  3. A man who acts as a link or connection.
    • 1997, Girja Kumar, The book on trial: fundamentalism and censorship in India (page 115)
      Sajjad Zaheer was the linkman with the literary community on behalf of the nascent communist movement of India.

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References

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967