legman

noun
leg·​man | \ˈleg-ˌman also ˈlāg- \

Definition of legman 

1 : a reporter assigned usually to gather information

2 : an assistant who performs various subordinate tasks (such as gathering information or running errands)

First Known Use of legman

1897, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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