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groundskeeper

[groundz-kee-per] /ˈgraʊndzˌki pər/
noun
1.
a person who is responsible for the care and maintenance of a particular tract of land, as an estate, a park, or a cemetery.
2.
a person in charge of maintaining a football field, baseball diamond, etc.
Also, groundkeeper.
Origin
grounds + keeper
Related forms
groundskeeping, noun
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  • Our fish farm supplies a new, reliable revenue source that will ultimately pay for the full-time groundskeeper we've hired.
  • They clean the team bus themselves and treat their equipment manager and groundskeeper respectfully.
  • He's wandering through a cemetery, wearing a shabby blazer, with the air of a distracted groundskeeper.
  • After umpires consulted with a groundskeeper, the tarp is on the field and the game has been delayed by rain.
  • Soon the players bounded onto the field, and one of them grabbed a groundskeeper's hose, spraying water into the stands.
  • They may be removed by the groundskeeper when their condition is detrimental to the area.
  • Visually observes grounds areas that need mowing to ensure groundskeeper covers all areas within approximately a week.

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