tris speaker, greatest of outfielders and manager of the world's champion Cleveland Indians, is lefthanded.
"That's tris speaker, that kid in centre field," said Peter.
c.1300, "one who speaks," agent noun from speak (v.). First applied to "person who presides over an assembly" c.1400, from Anglo-French (late 14c.). In reference to the English Parliament, Sir Thomas de Hungerford apparently was the first.