from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A man employed for cleaning, maintenance, and other general work in a house or hotel.
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- n. A medical graduate gaining practical experience in a hospital
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience in a hospital or other medical institution.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
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The houseman is very kind, but he must have his rent.
I wondered if a houseman was the same as a doorman.
I had never heard of a position called the houseman until I applied for it.
So he called his houseman to bring the car around and Federico, Patrick and I all went home to Cuernavaca in style.
The houseman is a regular in the local betting shop, and gambles heavily on horses.
He called the houseman to bring out drinks, and merely sighed when I said I'd as soon share his sugar free tonic.
There are also legal complications: the Medical Act 1971 specifies that a houseman is a government officer, so who will pay his salary?
He sends his "houseman," Sam, on a risky journey to collect evidence.
I wasn't a caterer - I was a banquet captain, waiter and houseman.
Hulton Archive/Getty Images In the summer of 1970, Mr. Hefner took a long trip on the jet with Barbi Benton, his brother Keith, Playboy artist LeRoy Neiman, film critic Gene Siskel, a couple of other friends, a photographer, a houseman and the jet bunnies.