lengthman


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lengthman

(ˈlɛŋkθmən; ˈlɛŋθ-) ;

lengthsman

(ˈlɛŋθsmən)
n, pl -men
(Professions) a person whose job it is to maintain a particular length of road or railway line
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Bogdan Karabuha, a lengthman from Malvern Hall Hostel, Worcester, was presented with a certificate and cheque in recognition of his action.
Bill is continuing the good work and seems to act as a volunteer ranger, lengthman, warden and general custodian of the barge canal, doing all sorts of things like clearing junk, giving trips on his boat, cutting grass, trapping vermin and so on.