Watchman meaning

wŏchmən
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A man who is employed to stand guard or keep watch.
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A person hired to guard a building or other property against thieves, vandals, or trespassers, esp. at night.
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A guard who keeps watch.
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(historical) A person whose duty was to guard or police the streets at night.
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