What does the word watchman mean?

Usage examples for watchman

  1. I guess, as you say, he's got a job as a watchman. – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  2. The Ella is still in the river, with only a watchman on board. – The After House by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. A poor rope- dancer, who had been robbed by a thief in the crowd, of the little tin box containing the pennies he had collected, was running about, ringing his hands and looking for the watchman. – The Burgomaster's Wife, Complete by Georg Ebers Last updated: March 10, 2009