Examples of watchman in a sentence
A watchman stopped them at the gate.
hired a watchman to patrol the factory at night
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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