Try Our Apps


Gobble up these 8 terms for eating


[deths-muh n] /ˈdɛθs mən/
noun, plural deathsmen. Archaic.
an executioner.
Origin of deathsman
1580-90; death + 's1 + man1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for deathsman
Historical Examples
  • Flie lust, as the deathsman of the soule, and defile not the Temple of the holy ghost.

  • Nearer and nearer press the populace,—another moment, and the deathsman is defrauded.

    Zanoni Edward Bulwer Lytton
  • From his arms thou shalt start with horror, as from those of thy wronged father's betrayer,—perchance his deathsman!

    The Last Of The Barons, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Word of the Day

Word Value for deathsman

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for deathsman