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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n pl <-women> (Sport) → Linienrichterin f
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