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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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The usherettes would go to the Baker's Row club at the back of David Morgan and Top Rank in Queen Street.
An usherette carefully checked the strip of tickets, handing back a half-ticket to each of the thirteen of us, while another usherette nodded to the manager who followed us, watchfully to our seats.
The signatures of Eric Burdon, Chas Chandler, Alan Price, John Steel and Hilton Valentine were collected by an usherette at the Odeon in Romford, Essex.
He attended St Peter's RC School on Southey Street, and after leaving education took up a post as a projectionist at the Olympia cinema on Queen Street where he met Mavis, who was an usherette.
A FORMER usherette at an historic Stockton theatre has backed plans to restore the venue to its former glory.
Born in Florist Street, Liverpool city centre, in 1907, Violet worked for more than 30 years as an usherette at Hope Hall cinema, now the Everyman theatre.
A spokeswoman for Christies said: "The valuable autographs were collected in a book by an usherette working at the Odeon Cinema in Romford, Essex, more than 40 years ago.
A STARSTRUCK Scots cinema usherette has won a steamy on-screen role with movie hunk Ewan McGregor.
Hannah has worked as a seamstress and cinema usherette to save money towards her business since leaving university last year.
AND so it came to pass - on the day an authentic battle of wills was being contested elsewhere - that the giant usherette was voted out by perceptive viewers.
Dot, 80, remembers first meeting George when she was an usherette at Redcar's old Palace Cinema.