Word Origin for tacksman
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How to use tacksman in a sentence
So that there is no difference between the former tacksman and his serf except the relative size of their farms?
The land, say they, is let to the Tacksman at sixpence an acre, and by him to the tenant at ten-pence.
That was Neil, son of Angus Dubh, the tacksman on the old place, one of my best sergeants.The Span o' Life|William McLennan
The Tacksman is necessarily a man capable of securing to the Laird the whole rent, and is commonly a collateral relation.
It therefore requires all the tacksman's authority to prevent a practice so pregnant with danger.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 4 (of 10)|John Gibson Lockhart.