Definition of talesman in English:


Line breaks: ta¦les|man
Pronunciation: /ˈteɪliːzmən
, ˈteɪlz-/

noun (plural talesmen)

  • A person summoned by a tales.
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    • 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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