pass master

noun

Definition of pass master

: an officer under the old English poor laws having the duty of passing vagrant or nonresident paupers on to their own parishes or unions

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“Pass master.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pass%20master. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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