noun, plural watch·men.
OTHER WORDS FROM watchmanwatch·man·ly, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for watchman
Kocurek now works 12-hour shifts as a night watchman guarding the entrance to a drilling patch.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired. |David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News |December 9, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
His usual trick: bribing the night watchman to let him into the bank.
My friends and I went there once or twice a week and waited for the watchman to chase us out.
The Wolf and the Watchman: A Father, a Son, and the CIA by Scott C. Johnson, W.W. Norton & Co.
As a candid psychological exploration of a highly charged filial relationship, The Wolf and the Watchman fascinates.
Then he paid some buksheesh (reward) to the night watchman and came home.Indian Ghost Stories |S. Mukerji
It is quickly challenged by the entry of Antigone with the Watchman, whose story Creon hastens out to hear.Authors of Greece |T. W. Lumb
In these the amorous knight is represented as pleading with the watchman of the castle for admission to his lady-love.Woman's Work in Music |Arthur Elson
And Kryltzoff repeated the watchman's words, "Not at all frightful," and tried to smile, but burst into sobs instead.Resurrection |Leo Tolstoy
It was the "Heynal," the watchman's horn-song from the towers of Panna Marya.Lady Connie |Mrs. Humphry Ward