lensman

[lenz-muh n]

Origin of lensman

First recorded in 1950–55; lens + -man
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Historical Examples of lensman

  • "QX, and thanks," and a nurse led the visiting Lensman to Cloud's bedside.

    The Vortex Blaster

    Edward Elmer Smith

  • "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