watchman

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noun watch·man \ˈwäch-mən, ˈwȯch-\

Definition of watchman

  1. :  a person who keeps watch :  guard

Examples of watchman in a Sentence

  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



WATCHMAN Defined for English Language Learners

watchman

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noun watch·man \ˈwäch-mən, ˈwȯch-\

Definition of watchman for English Language Learners

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


WATCHMAN Defined for Kids

watchman

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noun watch·man \ˈwäch-mən\

Definition of watchman for Students

plural

watchmen

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



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