noun, plural place·men. British.
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He was a legislator and Executive Councillor, but not a placeman.
When this was handed to him he flew into a towering passion, and said, The scribbly scrawl of a placeman, indeed!
With us no placeman can sit among the representatives of the people, and two years are the constitutional term of their existence.
I collect from Genest, that after his aristocratic connections made a placeman of him, O'Brien grew ashamed of his vocation.
It was a positive grievance, and indeed it was a partial destruction of the constitution, at the instance of a placeman.