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watchman

noun

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1 a person or group that watches over someone or something
  • hired a watchman to patrol the factory at night

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2 a person who takes care of a property sometimes for an absent owner
  • a watchman lives next door to scare off prowlers

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The first known use of watchman was in the 15th century

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“Watchman.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/watchman. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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