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daysman

[deyz-muh n]
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noun, plural days·men. Archaic.
  1. an umpire; mediator.
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Origin of daysman

1480–90; day + ’s1 + -man; compare day to submit for arbitration, apparently v. use of day
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  • He envied every daysman and drover in the tavern their manly speech.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 1, Issue 2, December, 1857

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