bellman

[ bel-muh n ]
/ ˈbɛl mən /

noun, plural bell·men.

a bellhop.
a person who carries or rings a bell, especially a town crier or watchman.

Origin of bellman

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at bell1, -man
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bellman

/ (ˈbɛlmən) /

noun plural -men

a man who rings a bell, esp (formerly) a town crier
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