OTHER WORDS FROM watchmanwatch·man·ly, adjective
How to use watchman in a sentence
The body lay in an aboveground marble sarcophagus guarded by no groundskeepers or watchmen, just one lonely padlock.Invasion of the Celebrity Body Snatchers, From Charlie Chaplin to Casey Kasem|Melissa Leon|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or that, lacking alarm clocks, people hired watchmen to come to their house in the morning and pound on the door to wake them up?Great Cities are Born Filthy|Will Doig|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And in doing so, Ghostery gives you the ability to go dark—or at least helps you watch the watchmen.Surf Better With These 9 Killer Google Chrome Extensions|Brian Ries|December 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“They are the watchmen,” said Dave Zirin, author of Game Over: How Politics Has Turned the Sports World Upside Down.Deadspin Rides Manti Te’o Hoax Story to Renown—and Keeps Heat on ESPN|David Freedlander|February 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The other is someone directly employed in the making of Before Watchmen.Watching ‘Watchmen’: A Classic Comic’s Classless Return|Tim Marchman|July 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the larger village of Onao they met a group of chowkidars, or watchmen, in the main street.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Outside in the courtyard the fire was kept burning, beside which two watchmen sat all night smoking and telling stories.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
His watchmen are all blind, they are all ignorant: dumb dogs not able to bark, seeing vain things, sleeping and loving dreams.
And I appointed watchmen over you, saying: Hearken ye to the sound of the trumpet.
Guarding the door was one of the watchmen, who, from his great physique, might well have been a policeman out of livery.The Double Four|E. Phillips Oppenheim