Definition of known man in US English:

known man

noun

historical
  • A Lollard.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Reginald Pecock (c1392–?1459), bishop of Chichester and religious author. From known, past participle of know + man, perhaps in allusion to 2 Corinthians 6:9.

Pronunciation

known man

/ˌnəʊn ˈman/