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Meaning of QUESTMAN

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Quest"man\, n.; pl. {Questmen}.
One legally empowered to make quest of certain matters, esp.
of abuses of weights and measures. Specifically:
(a) A churchwarden's assistant; a sidesman. --Blount. [Obs.]
(b) A collector of parish rents. --Blount. [Obs.]

 

 

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