Daysman
Daysman Days"man (d[=a]z"m[a^]n), n. [From day in the sense of day fixed for trial.] An umpire or arbiter; a mediator. [1913 Webster]

Neither is there any daysman betwixt us. --Job ix. 33. [1913 Webster]


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  • daysman — [dāz′mən] n. pl. daysmen [dāz′mən] Archaic an arbiter …   English World dictionary

  • daysman — ˈdāzmən noun (plural daysmen) 1. [Middle English dayesman, from dayes (gen. of day day set for arbitration) + man] archaic : umpire, arbiter …   Useful english dictionary

  • daysman — /dayz meuhn/, n., pl. daysmen. Archaic. an umpire; mediator. [1480 90; DAY + S1 + MAN; cf. day to submit for arbitration, appar. v. use of DAY] * * * …   Universalium

  • daysman — noun /ˈdeɪzmən/ a) An arbiter, referee, mediator. in Switzerland (we are informed by Simlerus), ‘they had some common arbitrators or daysmen in every town, that made a friendly composition betwixt man and man [...]’. b) A labourer who works… …   Wiktionary

  • Daysman —    An umpire or arbiter or judge (Job 9:33). This word is formed from the Latin diem dicere, i.e., to fix a day for hearing a cause. Such an one is empowered by mutual consent to decide the cause, and to lay his hand , i.e., to impose his… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • daysman — n. (Archaic) umpire, arbiter; mediator …   English contemporary dictionary

  • daysman — days·man …   English syllables

  • daysman — An arbitrator, umpire, or elected judge …   Black's law dictionary

  • daysman — An arbitrator, umpire, or elected judge …   Black's law dictionary

  • daysman — An arbiter …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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