doomsman

[doomz-muh n]

Origin of doomsman

1150–1200; early Middle English domes man man of judgment; see doom, ’s1, -man
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Historical Examples of doomsman

  • But the Doomsman asked no questions; he spoke, lightly and carelessly, as was his wont.

    The Doomsman

    Van Tassel Sutphen

  • For the second time the Doomsman raised the pipe to his lips.

    The Doomsman

    Van Tassel Sutphen

  • The Doomsman had ridden in cool defiance up to the very walls of the keep.

    The Doomsman

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  • The Doomsman caught it dexterously and fastened it on his breast.

    The Doomsman

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  • The swords clashed together; then the Doomsman dropped his point.

    The Doomsman

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