Definitions for watchmanˈwɒtʃ mən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. watchman, watcher, security guard(noun)

    a guard who keeps watch


  1. watchman(Noun)

    A guard who keeps watch

Webster Dictionary

  1. Watchman(noun)

    one set to watch; a person who keeps guard; a guard; a sentinel

  2. Watchman(noun)

    specifically, one who guards a building, or the streets of a city, by night


  1. Watchman

    Watchman is a 1988 novel written by Ian Rankin, and is one of the author's earliest works. Originally published in 1988, it was reissued with a new introduction by Rankin in 2004.

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