questman

Questman

Quest"man\, n.; pl. Questmen. One legally empowered to make quest of certain matters, esp. of abuses of weights and measures. Specifically: (a) A churchwarden's assistant; a sidesman. --Blount. [Obs.] (b) A collector of parish rents. --Blount. [Obs.]
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