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1. A bellhop.
2. A town crier.
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n, pl -men
(Professions) a man who rings a bell, esp (formerly) a town crier
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(ˈbɛl mən)

n., pl. -men.
2. a person, as a town crier, who rings a bell.
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Noun1.bellman - someone employed as an errand boy and luggage carrier around hotelsbellman - someone employed as an errand boy and luggage carrier around hotels
attendant, attender, tender - someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
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He would undertake to prove before a committee of the House of Commons, that there existed a combination to keep up the price of muffins, and to give the bellmen a monopoly; he would prove it by bellmen at the bar of that House; and he would also prove, that these men corresponded with each other by secret words and signs as 'Snooks,' 'Walker,' 'Ferguson,' 'Is Murphy right?' and many others.
Again, one of his favorite diversions was to watch bellmen ringing the chimes in the church steeples, and though his Puritan conscience insisted that the pleasure was 'vain,' still he would not forego it.
He despised all toys; wouldn't have bought one for the world; delighted, in his malice, to insinuate grim expressions into the faces of brown-paper farmers who drove pigs to market, bellmen who advertised lost lawyers' consciences, movable old ladies who darned stockings or carved pies; and other like samples of his stock in trade.
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