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[deyz-muh n] /ˈdeɪz mən/
noun, plural daysmen. Archaic.
an umpire; mediator.
Origin of daysman
1480-90; day + ’s1 + -man; compare day to submit for arbitration, apparently v. use of day Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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an umpire or arbiter or judge (Job 9:33). This word is formed from the Latin diem dicere, i.e., to fix a day for hearing a cause. Such an one is empowered by mutual consent to decide the cause, and to "lay his hand", i.e., to impose his authority, on both, and enforce his sentence.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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