as in custodian
a person who takes care of a property sometimes for an absent owner got a job as the night janitor at the elementary school

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as in porter
a person who tends a door according to popular Christian tradition, St. Peter acts as janitor at heaven's pearly gates

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“Janitor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/janitor. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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