Commissionaire

Definition of Commissionaire

Com`mis`sion`aire´
n.1.One intrusted with a commission, now only a small commission, as an errand; esp., an attendant or subordinate employee in a public office, hotel, or the like.
2.One of a corps of pensioned soldiers, as in London, employed as doorkeepers, messengers, etc.
3.a uniformed doorman.

Related Words

Britain, door guard, doorkeeper, doorman, gatekeeper, GB, Great Britain, hall porter, ostiary, porter, UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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