Definition of Bellman

1. Noun. Someone employed as an errand boy and luggage carrier around hotels.

Exact synonyms: Bellboy, Bellhop
Generic synonyms: Attendant, Attender, Tender



Definition of Bellman

1. n. A man who rings a bell, especially to give notice of anything in the streets. Formerly, also, a night watchman who called the hours.

Definition of Bellman

1. Noun. A town crier ¹

2. Noun. A bellhop or bellboy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bellman

1. a town crier [n BELLMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bellman

belligerencies
belligerency
belligerent
belligerently
belligerents
belling
belling the cat
bellingerite
bellings
bellipotence
bellipotent
belllike
bellmaker
bellmakers
bellmaking
bellman (current term)
bellmen
bellmetal resonance
bellmouth
bellmouths
belloite
bellona
bellow
bellowed
bellower
bellowers
bellowest
belloweth
bellowing
bellowings

Literary usage of Bellman

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1. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"Herrick, also, has given us the verses of the bellman of poetry, in one of the charming morsels of his ..."

2. The Masterpieces and the History of Literature: Analysis, Criticism by Julian Hawthorne, John Russell Young, Oliver Herbrand Gordon Leigh, John Porter Lamberton (1902)
"CARL MICHAEL bellman, the Anacreon, or rather the Be"ranger of Sweden, ... Utterly careless of business or money, bellman was ever in difficulties until ..."

3. The World's Progress: With Illustrative Texts from Masterpieces of Egyptian by Delphian Society, Ida Ethelwyn Wing (1911)
"CARL MICHAEL bellman, the Anacreon, or rather the Stranger of Sweden, ... Utterly careless of business or money, bellman was ever in difficulties until ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1851)
"The bellman s duty, however, was not confined to crying the rising ... The bellman then addresses himself to men-servants and maid-servants, ..."

5. Eminent Jews of America (1918)
"SAM bellman Every youth, doubtless, in his first start in life, purposes to have a definite object, to make life practical and useful. ..."

6. Beverley Town Documents by Arthur Francis Leach (1900)
"Of the office of bellman and four bells. Also, on S. Mark's day, AD 1390, William Pynchon was elected by the community to the office of bellman of Beverley; ..."

7. Bells: An Anthology (1912)
"The bellman went his rounds all night with a bell in his hand, ... Thomas Law, bellman, 1666, distributed this address: No sooner hath St. Andrew crowned ..."

8. The Good Old Times: The Story of the Manchester Rebels of '45 by William Harrison Ainsworth (1873)
"Now the bellman was a very important functionary at the time, and it seemed as if the town ... Whenever anything was to be done the bellman was sent round. ..."

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