|NOUN || a night watchman | night watchmen |
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- They also paid a night watchman to guard his grave at night to deter grave robbers, as body snatching was common at that time.
- Jones debuted the character in the short "Naughty but Mice" (1939) which has similarities to "The Country Cousin" though Sniffles has nearly identical traits to the hero kitten in the short "The Night Watchman" (1938).
- Before the Industrial Revolution, many towns would have constables and a night watchman at best.
- Although a former Turlock night watchman testified that one of the accused had disclosed a plan "to clean up Turlock of the Japs," all of the arrested were acquitted.
- Press published an issue of its comic series "Tales of the Night Watchman", entitled "The Night Collector", about a coven of vampires that takes over the bat exhibit at the Bronx Zoo.
- However, the alarm was raised by a night watchman and Geneva's militia rose to meet the invaders.
- At the dismissal of Jaffer, Pathan came in as night-watchman and scored 46, the second highest score of the innings behind Laxman's 79.
- To save sparsely populated Lapland, he proposed turning it into a night-watchman state.
- In the Kevin Costner epic "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves", she is a maternal cousin to the sovereign, while in the BBC adaption of 2006, she is the daughter of the former sheriff and was betrothed to Robin before his leaving for the Holy Land, and in his absence embarked on her own crusade against poverty in aiding the poor in a fashion similar to what Robin later achieved, becoming a skilled fighter in the process and leading the people to refer to her as 'The Night Watchman'.
- Other legends describe him as a long-bearded blacksmith, night watchman, or prankster to those who would seek to harm or steal from the castle.
- He moved to Munich in 1960 and worked as a night watchman before dying in 1970 of kidney disease.
- SMITH: No, I'm a night watchman.
- As a result, the government is a night-watchman state, its main activity preventing foreign aggression and enforcing constitutional laws.
- Nancy continues to search for clues to her father's whereabouts and also to solve the mystery of the intruder at Twin Elms, helped by a night watchman and discovery of a secret room.
- He starred in the Saturday morning TV series "Monster Squad" (1976) as Walt, a criminology student working as a night watchman at "Fred's Wax Museum".
- A right-arm fast bowler, he was also a competent lower-order batsman whose unbeaten 201 in his last Test match is the highest score by a night-watchman in international cricket.
- Pinchos worked as a pants-presser and night watchman for many decades in New York's garment district.
- He also worked as a night watchman for the railroad.
- Louise Erdrich ([...]; born Karen Louise Erdrich, June 7, 1954) In 2021, she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her novel "The Night Watchman".
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