doorkeeper
Noun

doorkeeper (plural doorkeepers)

  1. The person in charge of an entryway, sometimes just a doorman, sometimes something more.
    • 1920, Willa Cather, [https://web.archive.org/web/20140811201712/http://etext.virginia.edu/etcbin/ot2www-pubeng?specfile=%2Ftexts%2Fenglish%2Fmodeng%2Fpublicsearch%2Fmodengpub.o2w Youth and the Bright Medusa.]
      The manager at Carnegie Hall was told to get another usher in his stead; the doorkeeper at the theatre was warned not to admit him to the house; and Charley Edwards remorsefully promised the boy's father not to see him again.
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