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night watchman

noun

Simple Definition of night watchman

  • : a person whose job is to watch and guard property at night

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of night watchman

  1. :  a person whose job is to watch and guard property at night

Word by Word Definitions

nightplay
  1. :  the time from dusk to dawn when no sunlight is visible

    :  an evening or night taken as an occasion or point of time

    :  an evening set aside for a particular purpose

  1. :  of, relating to, or associated with the night

    :  intended for use at night

    :  existing, occurring, or functioning at night

watchmanplay
  1. :  a person who keeps watch :  guard


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