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lensman

[lenz-muh n] /ˈlɛnz mən/
noun, plural lensmen. Informal.
1.
a photographer.
Origin of lensman
1950-1955
First recorded in 1950-55; lens + -man
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  • "QX, and thanks," and a nurse led the visiting lensman to Cloud's bedside.

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  • "No," and the lensman tore up the check just as he had torn up the resignation.

    The Vortex Blaster Edward Elmer Smith
  • If the lensman was surprised at Cloud's sudden reappearance in the laboratory he did not show it.

    The Vortex Blaster Edward Elmer Smith
  • "If you take off at all, you'll take off in a suit, inside a one-man flitter," the lensman interrupted.

    The Vortex Blaster Edward Elmer Smith
  • The lensman and the observer helped him into his cumbersome, heavily-padded armor.

    The Vortex Blaster Edward Elmer Smith

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