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bellman

[bel-muh n] /ˈbɛl mən/
noun, plural bellmen.
1.
a bellhop.
2.
a person who carries or rings a bell, especially a town crier or watchman.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see bell1, -man
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British Dictionary definitions for bell-men

bellman

/ˈbɛlmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a man who rings a bell, esp (formerly) a town crier
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