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Princeton's WordNet

  1. doorkeeper, ostiary, ostiarius(noun)

    the lowest of the minor Holy Orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed by the Roman Catholic Church

  2. doorkeeper, doorman, door guard, hall porter, porter, gatekeeper, ostiary(noun)

    someone who guards an entrance

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