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dawrkee per

  • n  an official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber
  • n  the lowest of the minor Holy Orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed by the Roman Catholic Church
  • n  someone who guards an entrance

  • The aide familiar with Senate Democratic leaders' plans said if Burris tries to enter the Senate chamber, the Senate doorkeeper will stop Burris.
  • The Capitol Police prepared to arrest the women, but the chief doorkeeper ordered them to leave them alone.
  • A third entrepreneur arrived with a collection of black cloaks over his arm for renting to short-sleeved women judged by the doorkeeper insufficiently dressed to enter the .
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  • Egypt chaos: Not everyone in Cairo is unhappy with the violence
    CAIRO, Egypt — As the Muslim Brotherhood sit-in outside Cairo’s Rabaa al-Adaweya mosque descended into chaos Wednesday— with police and army troops firing indiscriminately on thousands of protesters in broad daylight — Ragab Ahmed stood outside the building nearby where he works as a doorkeeper.
    Aug. 16, 2013 - New Haven Register

  • Maria Wetterstrand in The Local
    I thought that the Centre Party would be a sensible doorkeeper for the environment in the government,said Wetterstrand, who said she was deeply disappointed in Olofsson and the Centre Party for everything from the wolf hunt and its decisions...

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