fire watcher


noun

a person who watches for fires, esp those caused by aerial bombardment

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Example sentences from the Web for fire watcher

  • Even old Vanderhoof, the fire-watcher of the yard, hobbled along breathlessly on his rheumatic legs.

    The Blazed Trail|Stewart Edward White
  • The fire-watcher raised his sad countenance and peered through his hair at Nod.

    The Three Mulla-mulgars|Walter De La Mare