bellman

noun
bell·​man | \ˈbel-mən \

Definition of bellman 

1 : a man (such as a town crier) who rings a bell

2 : bellhop

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There is no Aspen-like A-frame lodge, nor a half-moon driveway where the bellman will meet you with a luggage trolley. Candice Rainey, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Colorado Ranch Retreat That Gives You a Real Taste of Cowboy Life," 20 July 2018 Don Leadbeter, a bellman at the MGM Grand, has worked at Las Vegas casino-hotels for more than four decades and participated in previous strike votes. Douglas Perry, OregonLive.com, "Eagle and young fox battle midair for dinner -- eagle wins: Watch the dramatic video," 23 May 2018 Don Leadbeter, a bellman at the MGM Grand, has worked at Las Vegas casino-hotels for more than four decades and participated in previous strike votes. Regina Garcia Cano, USA TODAY, "Las Vegas casino workers could strike for the first time in more than 3 decades," 23 May 2018 Don Leadbeter, a bellman at the MGM Grand, has worked at Las Vegas casino-hotels for more than four decades and participated in previous strike votes. Douglas Perry, OregonLive.com, "Eagle and young fox battle midair for dinner -- eagle wins: Watch the dramatic video," 23 May 2018 Don Leadbeter, a bellman at the MGM Grand, has worked at Las Vegas casino-hotels for more than four decades and participated in previous strike votes. Regina Garcia Cano, USA TODAY, "Las Vegas casino workers could strike for the first time in more than 3 decades," 23 May 2018 Don Leadbeter, a bellman at the MGM Grand, has worked at Las Vegas casino-hotels for more than four decades and participated in previous strike votes. Washington Post, "‘Wake-up call’: Vegas casino workers vote on citywide strike," 22 May 2018 His grandfather was a bellman at the Ahwahnee, now known as the Majestic Yosemite Hotel, and his grandmother was a store clerk. Kurtis Alexander, San Francisco Chronicle, "New Yosemite leader Michael Reynolds faces challenges in valley he knows well," 1 Apr. 2018 And though guests are not supposed to use service elevators, the suit maintains, hotel bellmen helped Paddock take several loads of luggage up to his suites, six times over the next several days. Michael Kiefer, azcentral, "Arizona couple files lawsuit against Las Vegas hotel where mass shooting took place," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of bellman

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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