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Daysman

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An umpire, judge, or intercessor. The word is dais-man (a man who sits on the daïs); a sort of lit de justice. Hence Piers Ploughman—        

“And at the day of doom

At the height Deys sit.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Dawson (Bully)
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Day of the Barricades
Day of the Dupes
Day-dream
Daylight
Daylights
Days set apart as Sabbaths
Daysman
Dayspring
Daystar (The)
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De Facto
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De Jure (Latin)
De Lunatico Inquirendo (Latin)
De Mortuis Nil Nisi Bonum
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