Simple Definition of watchman
: a person whose job is to watch and guard property at night or when the owners are away
Examples of watchman in a sentence
A watchman stopped them at the gate.
<hired a watchman to patrol the factory at night>
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Definition of watchman for Students
plural watchmen \-mən\
: a person whose job is to guard property at night or when the owners are away
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