gateman

noun
gate·​man | \ -ˌman \
plural gatemen

Definition of gateman

1 : a man who tends a gate especially : one who checks and supervises the traffic that flows through a gate
2 : an attendant at a railroad grade crossing who bars traffic from the crossing when a train approaches

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“Gateman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gateman. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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