usher

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usher

1. a person who acts as doorkeeper, esp in a court of law
2. (in England) a minor official charged with maintaining order in a court of law
3. Brit obsolete a teacher
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In later years, usherettes wore navy blue jackets and trousers, complete with embroidered badge proudly reading "Odeon".
I used to go down into the foyer in my tea-break with the usherettes, feeling dead important.
An usherette discovered the remains after the show by the medium last week.
I worked as an usherette at the Capitol Theatre, when they held a charity show one afternoon where Queen Mary was the great attraction.
they take with them a Unity usherette who acts as a sort of voice of reason throughout the adventure.
Before coming to the Curzon, she had previously worked at the Ritz as an usherette and ice cream salesgirl, standing in the spotlight with the ice cream tray at the start of the interval.
A STARSTRUCK Scots cinema usherette has won a steamy on-screen role with movie hunk Ewan McGregor.
an usherette at the Gaumont cinema and later, when her daughter was growing up, she was an auxiliary nurse at Parkside maternity hospital, where she worked until she retired 40 years ago.
CELEBRATING her 105 birthday, Winifred Dawson is on course to outlive the cinema where she was an usherette.
We were the ice cream girls,' said Anne Davis, 55, of Chartwell Court, Pentyrch, who started work as an usherette in 1967 when she was just 17.
The big film came on last and the box office would then be closed, so me and my friend, if we had no spending money, would climb the stairs to the balcony and sit down, hoping the usherette hadn't noticed.
They were thrown out by an usherette after another customer complained.