Truchman
Truchman Truch"man, n. [Cf. F. trucheman. See {Dragoman}.] An interpreter. See {Dragoman}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

And after, by the tongue, Her truchman, she reports the mind's each throw. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]


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