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gateman

[geyt-muh n, -man] /ˈgeɪt mən, -ˌmæn/
noun, plural gatemen
[geyt-muh n, -men] /ˈgeɪt mən, -ˌmɛn/ (Show IPA)
1.
a gatekeeper.
Origin of gateman
1790-1800
First recorded in 1790-1800; gate1 + man1
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