nightwatchman

nightwatchman NOUN 1) a person who guards a building at night. 2) Cricket an inferior batsman sent in to bat near the end of a day's play.

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  • nightwatchman — night watchman n. A man who serves as a guard during the night. * * * …   Universalium

  • nightwatchman — noun a) Someone who guards a premises at night. b) A batsman who is sent in to bat higher than his usual position near the end of a days play (when light is poor), in order to protect better batsmen …   Wiktionary

  • Nightwatchman — (cricket) low order batsman, who is sent in to bat late in the afternoon when the batting side captain wishes to preserve the better batsmen for the next day s play …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • nightwatchman — Australian Slang (cricket) low order batsman, who is sent in to bat late in the afternoon when the batting side captain wishes to preserve the better batsmen for the next day s play …   English dialects glossary

  • nightwatchman — noun (plural nightwatchmen) 1》 a person who guards a building at night. 2》 Cricket an inferior batsman sent in to bat near the end of a day s play …   English new terms dictionary

  • nightwatchman — /naɪtˈwɒtʃmən/ (say nuyt wochmuhn) noun (plural nightwatchmen) 1. a man employed to guard property, etc., at night. 2. Cricket Colloquial a person who usually bats in the lower order, who is sent in to bat late in the afternoon when the batting… …   Australian English dictionary

  • nightwatchman — See watchman …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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