daysman

noun

days·​man
ˈdāzmən
plural daysmen
1
[Middle English dayesman, from dayes (genitive of day day set for arbitration) + -man] archaic : umpire, arbiter
neither is there any daysman betwixt usJob 9:33 (Authorized Version)
2
archaic : day laborer

Word History

First Known Use

1530, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of daysman was in 1530

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“Daysman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/daysman. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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