doorkeepers'

doorkeeper

[dawr-kee-per, dohr-]
noun
1.
a person who guards the entrance of a building.
2.
British. a janitor; hall porter.
3.
Roman Catholic Church, ostiary ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1525–35; door + keeper

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doorkeeper (ˈdɔːˌkiːpə)
 
n
1.  a person attending or guarding a door or gateway
2.  RC Church (formerly) the lowest grade of holy orders

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