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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A man who serves as a guard during the night.

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  • n. Prior to police forces, a person appointed by a town or city to walk the streets at night and guard the burghers from felons and robbers.
  • n. A person who guards (usually at a building) at night.
  • n. The last batsman in a three or five day game to play on a particular day and thus carry over the batting to the following day.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a watchman who works during the night

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