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[bel-muh n] /ˈbɛl mən/
noun, plural bellmen.
a bellhop.
a person who carries or rings a bell, especially a town crier or watchman.
Origin of bellman
1350-1400; Middle English; see bell1, -man Unabridged
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  • Hotel amenities include an indoor pool with city views, bellman services, fitness center and paid self-parking on site.
  • Ask your hotel's concierge desk or your housekeeper or bellman for recommendations on your island.
  • Nowadays, style superstars are doing more than whipping up bellman uniforms they're putting their labels on lodging.
  • At the entrance the bellman helped us with our bags and parked our car.
  • At the door my bags were taken by one of the bellman, who directed me towards check-in.
British Dictionary definitions for bellman


noun (pl) -men
a man who rings a bell, esp (formerly) a town crier
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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