Watchman

Definition of Watchman

Watch´man
n.1.One set to watch; a person who keeps guard; a guard; a sentinel.
2.Specifically, one who guards a building, or the streets of a city, by night.
Watchman beetle
(Zool.) the European dor.
Watchman's clock
a watchman's detector in which the apparatus for recording the times of visiting several stations is contained within a single clock.
Watchman's detector
an apparatus for recording the time when a watchman visits a station on his rounds.
Watchman's rattle
an instrument having at the end of a handle a revolving arm, which, by the action of a strong spring upon cogs, produces, when in motion, a loud, harsh, rattling sound.

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Argus, Charley, airplane spotter, fire patrolman, fire warden, fireguard, forward observer, lookout, lookout man, night watchman, patrol, patroller, patrolman, picket, roundsman, scout, sentinel, sentry, spotter, vedette, ward, watch, watcher, watchkeeper
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