talesman

[ teylz-muh n, tey-leez-muh n ]
/ ˈteɪlz mən, ˈteɪ liz mən /
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noun, plural tales·men.

a person summoned as one of the tales.

Origin of talesman

First recorded in 1670–80; tales + man1
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