Definition of daysman in US English:

daysman

noun

  • 1An arbitrator; a mediator. Compare earlier "daying""dayment" Chiefly archaic and historical in later use.

  • 2A man who is hired or paid by the day; a day labourer; a casual labourer. Compare earlier dayman.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in The New Testament. From the genitive of day + man.

Pronunciation

daysman

/ˈdeɪzmən/