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night watchman

Translation of night watchman in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • He also served, when necessary, in the role of nightwatchman, guarding all the horses and vehicles of the royal carriage and hobby stables.
    • Nightwatchmen in Nairobi munch it to stay alert through the dangerous nights in the crime-ridden capital.
    • The director, who ran a demolition company, had been standing in for the nightwatchman at the compound.

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