noun, plural deaths·men. Archaic.
Origin of deathsman
Examples from the Web for deathsman
From his arms thou shalt start with horror, as from those of thy wronged father's betrayer,—perchance his deathsman!The Last Of The Barons, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Flie lust, as the deathsman of the soule, and defile not the Temple of the holy ghost.
Nearer and nearer press the populace,—another moment, and the deathsman is defrauded.Zanoni|Edward Bulwer Lytton