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watchman

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noun watch·man \-mən\

Simple Definition of watchman

  • : a person whose job is to watch and guard property at night or when the owners are away

Full Definition of watchman

  1. :  a person who keeps watch :  guard

Examples of watchman

  1. A watchman stopped them at the gate.

  2. <hired a watchman to patrol the factory at night>



15th Century

First Known Use of watchman

15th century

Rhymes with watchman



WATCHMAN Defined for Kids

watchman

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noun watch·man \ˈwäch-mən\

Definition of watchman

plural watch·men \-mən\

  1. :  a person whose job is to guard property at night or when the owners are away





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