doorkeeper


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an official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber

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the lowest of the minor Holy Orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed by the Roman Catholic Church

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The cavalier entered the second hall, which was guarded by the musketeers and doorkeepers.
So saying the doorkeeper led the way into the Caliph's garden, the beauties of which filled them with wonder and amazement.
A VISITOR to the House of Lords assaulted a doorkeeper and hurled abuse after being told to hand over his phone in the public gallery, a court heard.
He served as assistant floor manager for the Democratic leadership and, prior to that, as special assistant to the doorkeeper.
The Office of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper is responsible for issuing the tickets to the event.
He went to New York and served for two decades in friaries and churches there and was transferred back to Detroit in 1924, where he began working as the porter, or doorkeeper, of St.
The victim's name was Omar Mohamed Salem, 25 years old, and he was the son of a doorkeeper of one of the neighborhood's buildings.
In a remarkable way, two texts are intertwined: the tree is the central element in the creation narrative--the topic of entering the gate and the doorkeeper structures a story of Kafka (1883-1924).
Another favorite here deals with "the son of a doorkeeper.
the Chief Doorkeeper of the House of Commons alerted MPs by yelling, "There is a big fire in the Reading Room; everybody get out quickly
Two further cases of alleged police violation occurred Monday, in which a police officer assaulted and harassed a woman in front of Al-Marg metro station, while one police officer and eight informants assaulted and arrested a doorkeeper in Damanhour governorate.
Legendary House of Commons doorkeeper Robin Fell is retiring after 46 years.
In "Vor dem Gesetz," (23) a "man from the country" approaches a doorkeeper seeking entry to the law.
It was in this period that drama became commercialized, moving indoors, behind timber beams, where, doorkeeper in place, it could be "monetized"
A wonderfully designed booklet that accompanies the show includes a great bit of text on the show which includes the following sentence as a summary, "At first glance, [the works] seem to speak more of our attempts at practicing self-taming and self-numbing, or what Nietzsche called an 'active forgetfulness,' that doorkeeper to social grooming in which our interior life is reduced to nothing more than a tabula rasa from which we have wiped away any sign of tremulous affect.