Lexicographical Neighbors of Tapsman
tapsman (current term)
Literary usage of Tapsman
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"Healey, Disc, of New World, p. S2. (Nares.) tapsman (taps'mau), n. ; pi. ... A servant who has principal charge and direction : as, the tapsman of a drove. ..."
2. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"TAP-ROOTED, adj. Deep rooted. Maxwell'! Sel. tapsman,». A «errant who has the principal charge, other servants being subjected to his ..."
3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"A servant who has the principal charge, other servants being subjected to his orders ; as, '' the tapsman of a drove," ..."