Definition of Sidesman

1. Noun. (Church of England) an assistant to the churchwarden; collects offerings of money in the church.

Category relationships: Anglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church Of England
Generic synonyms: Assistant, Help, Helper, Supporter



Definition of Sidesman

1. n. A party man; a partisan.

Definition of Sidesman

1. Noun. An assistant to a churchwarden, one of whose duties is to collect offerings during a service. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sidesman

1. a deputy churchwarden [n SIDESMEN]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sidesman

siders
siderurgy
sides
sides reversed is
sidesaddle
sidesaddles
sidescroller
sidescrollers
sidescrolling
sideshow
sideshows
sideslip
sideslipped
sideslipping
sideslips
sidesman (current term)
sidesmen
sidespin
sidespins
sidesplitter
sidesplitting
sidesplittingly
sidestep
sidestepped
sidestepper
sidesteppers
sidestepping
sidesteps
sidestream
sidestreams

Literary usage of Sidesman

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A legal guide for the clergy by Richard Denny Urlin (1878)
"... though apparently not always necessary for this end.* : Vide CHURCH OFFICERS. In most rural parishes the office of sidesman (anciently ..."

2. The Antiquary (1871)
"In 1664-5 ffrancis Blyth served the office of churchwarden ; in 1682-3, Edward Blyth was sidesman, and churchwarden in 1683-4 ; John Blyth was overseer of ..."

3. The Antiquarian (1871)
"Charles Dale, father of the token- issuer, was overseer of the poor from 1617 to 1620 ; sidesman, 1620-1 and 2 ; churchwarden, 1622-3 ; overseer of the ..."

4. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1902)
"To which effect he bringeth a message from the Worshipful Mr. Peter Manwood that he might be excused from the said office of sidesman. (Fol. 140. ..."

5. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1902)
"To which effect he bringeth a message from the Worshipful Mr. Peter Manwood that he might be excused from the said office of sidesman. (Fol. 140. ..."

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