groundkeeper


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someone who maintains the grounds (of an estate or park or athletic field)

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Semblance of narrative surfaces in nominal-protag status accorded aging cemetery groundkeeper Garnik.
This spring the groundkeeper's cottage will be unveiled - and it's a space inspired by Hagrid's Hut from the Harry Potter books.
"I met just about everyone in there, from the regular supporters to the groundkeeper, to the players and the chairman.
The retired Oval groundkeeper, who lives at the gatehouse, said his son Martin, 29, told him about the blaze after hearing a woman's screams at 10.25pm yesterday.
Other suggestions are that his parents are still alive, that he will give up his magical powers to marry Hogwarts sweetheart Hermione and that gentle giant groundkeeper Hagrid is really a powerful wizard in disguise.
RUBEUS HAGRID (right) The loveable eight-foot tall giant, played by Robbie Coltrane, is the groundkeeper and a close friend of Harry's.
Dame Maggie Smith will play Professor McGonagall, second in command of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and Robbie Coltrane of Cracker fame will play friendly giant Hagrid, the groundkeeper at Hogwarts.
He's now working as groundkeeper at five-star accommodation and wedding venue Oldwalls Gower, following a six-week work placement arranged by his Jobcentre adviser.
For any American tourist reading this, we do NOT sound like Groundkeeper Willie from The Simpsons.
Coltrane is transformed into the hirsute groundkeeper Rubeus Hagrid, while Dame Maggie becomes deputy head Professor Minerva McGonagall.
Mr Hilton has previously turned his hand to being a groundkeeper, a tree feller, a security guard, store detective and a loss prevention manager with Marks & Spencer.
He has a small but scene-stealing part as a deranged groundkeeper at a posh golf club, where the locals become horrified when a nouveau riche slob (Rodney Dangerfield) moves in and tries to take over.
John, from Newmains in North Lanarkshire, said: 'I left school to work in the mines and, apart from a job as a groundkeeper for the council some years later, I worked in the mines all my life.
So when the Sunderland squad ended a training session at the Blackbaud Stadium by setting up a makeshift wicket to start an impromptu game of cricket, stumps and all, how the home groundkeeper must have cringed.
Is this because the only truly world-renowned Scots - James Bond and The Simpsons' Groundkeeper Willie - are fictional creations?