Definitions of watchman

n a guard who keeps watch

security guard, watcher
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bank guard
a security guard at a bank
fire watcher
(during World War II in Britain) someone whose duty was to watch for fires caused by bombs dropped from the air
lookout, lookout man, picket, scout, sentinel, sentry, spotter, watch
a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
night watchman
a watchman who works during the night
someone on patrol duty; an individual or a member of a group that patrols an area
port watcher, portwatcher
a watchman on a wharf
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a person who keeps watch over something or someone

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