questman

noun
quest·​man
plural questmen

Definition of questman

archaic
: one legally empowered to solicit alms specifically : sidesman sense 1

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History and Etymology for questman

Middle English, from quest + man

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“Questman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/questman. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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