Definition of talesman in English:
noun (plural talesmen)Law
A person summoned by a tales.
- The discretion of executing the process in summoning talesmen is vested in the sheriff, unless one of the party shall require a special bailiff, and then the discretion rests in him.
- Talesman after talesman was excused because of a fixed opinion.
- Of the 1000 talesmen summoned, only ten came from the 14th ward, the working-class quarter.
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