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n, pl -men
1. (Railways) a person who operates railway points. US and Canadian equivalent: switchman
2. (Law) a policeman or traffic warden on point duty
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|Noun||1.||pointsman - a policeman stationed at an intersection to direct traffic|
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
traffic cop - a policeman who controls the flow of automobile traffic