Definition of Deathsman

1. n. An executioner; a headsman or hangman.



Definition of Deathsman

1. Noun. (obsolete) An executioner; a headsman or hangman. ¹

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Definition of Deathsman

1. [n DEATHSMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deathsman

deathmatch
deathmatched
deathmatches
deathmatching
deathmonger
deathmongers
deathpunk
deathrate
deathray
deathrays
deathrock
deathrocker
deathrockers
deaths
deaths by cop
deathsman (current term)
deathsmen
deathtime
deathtrap
deathtraps
deathward
deathwatch beetle
deathwatch beetles
deathwatches
deathwish
deathwishes
deathworthy
deathy
deauration

Literary usage of Deathsman

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1. History of the Reformation in Europe in the Time of Calvin by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1880)
""When their prayer was finished, the deathsman bound them to the two stakes, placed a rope with a slip-knot round their necks, and then piled faggots round ..."

2. The Iliads of Homer, Prince of Poets: Never Before in Any Language Truly by Homer, George Chapman, William Cooke Taylor (1843)
"Nor shall I live to cheer his age, and give nutrition • Remission—"relaxation of passion." b His deathsman—" the slayer." « Destinate—" predestined. ..."

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