lineswoman

lines·wom·an

 (līnz′wo͞om′ən)
n. Sports
1. A woman official in various court games whose chief duty is to call shots that fall out of bounds.
2. A woman official in soccer and other field games who indicates when the ball has gone out of bounds.
3. Either of two women officials in ice hockey who call icing and offsides, conduct face-offs, and call penalties.
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Translations

lineswoman

n pl <-women> (Sport) → Linienrichterin f
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Just as she was only fined in 2009 for threatening to "take this f***ing ball and shove it down (the) f***ing throat" of a lineswoman.
Her reaction, to threaten the lineswoman while on a code violation, expedited a finish that had taken on a sense of the inevitable: the tennis equivalent of Mike Tyson biting Evander Holyfield's ear.
He was playing against Mikael Pernfors of Sweden, when he intimidated a lineswoman after what he thought was a bad call.
Fellow broadcaster Richard Keys, who used to work for Talksport, walked away from his job at Sky after colleague Andy Gray was sacked for sexist comments regarding Coventry lineswoman Sian Massey.
There was the Andy Gray fiasco, where the Sky Sports presenter was recorded making disgracefully sexist, and achingly unfunny, remarks about a female colleague and a lineswoman. He was duly fired in the surrounding furore.
20 ( ANI ): Juventus-SC boss Celso Teixeira may reportedly face a hefty ban for allegedly calling a lineswoman 'a hot chick' as she ran the line in front of him.
What kind of work are you supposed to do as a lineswoman?
In that match, McEnroe had been warned twice for intimidating a lineswoman and smashing a racquet before he aimed his ire at Armstrong.
At first glance, it even looked like referee Howard Webb had his own mascot, but it turned out to be diminutive lineswoman Sian Massey.
Yet prejudice still infects sport, from racism turning the beautiful game ugly to the misogyny that underpinned lineswoman Sian Massey being ridiculed by Sky Sports pundits.
"The lineswoman on the far side has disallowed a perfectly good goal (from Freddie Potter) to win the game.