noun, plural points·men.British.
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The scenery of the Pointsman is sufficiently ingenious to satisfy the cravings for sensation of a typical British audience.
The Pointsman is likely to remain on the line of the Olympic bills for many a week to come.
The company says--he is--and the public says--he is; but I'm--a pointsman--and I know--better.London's Heart|B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
A pointsman's back straightened itself upright suddenly against a tramway standard by Mr Bloom's window.Ulysses|James Joyce
In the meantime the pointsman had fled on foot to the next station, and telegraphed the startling news from there to Quetta.General Gatacre|Beatrix Gatacre