Origin of gamekeeper
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Related Wordscaretaker, administrator, superintendent, curator, bodyguard, guardian, overseer, governor, deacon, ranger, guard, officer, custodian, keeper, janitor, skipper, watchdog, gamekeeper, dogcatcher
Examples from the Web for gamekeeper
A man in gamekeeper's clothes had issued from the lodge, carrying a gun.The Avenger
E. Phillips Oppenheim
Here, I found, lived the gamekeeper and a few farm labourers.Adventures and Recollections
Bill o'th' Hoylus End
"He killed the gamekeeper, Ezy says,—Daddy Skinner," she whimpered.
Your father is Orn Skinner, who shot the gamekeeper to-night?
Gooder than all ye whole church, if his gun did kill the gamekeeper.
- a person employed to take care of game and wildlife, as on an estate
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Word Origin and History for gamekeeper
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