Examples of watchman in a Sentence
A watchman stopped them at the gate.
hired a watchman to patrol the factory at night
Recent Examples of watchman from the Web
In the five years since George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watchman, shot and killed Trayvon in Sanford, Florida, Trayvon has often been referred to as this generation’s Emmett Till.
The beloved comic-book classic Watchmen—which follows a group of former superheroes investigating the murder of a former ally, eventually uncovering a much,
There are night watchmen trudging through the snow and a lamplighter with his ladder and lantern.
This tune, performed every hour on the hour, comes with a legend: During the 1241 Tatar invasion, a watchman saw the enemy approaching and sounded the alarm.
Tom Halton, night watchman, and John Helmuth, night patrolman, seemed a bit lost at 5 o’clock yesterday afternoon.
Battle of the Smithsonian Synopsis: Ben Stiller returns as night watchman Larry, who teams up with a miniature cowboy to infiltrate the Smithsonian Institute.
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First Known Use of watchman
WATCHMAN Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of watchman for Students
: a person whose job is to guard property at night or when the owners are away
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