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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sidesmannoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. sidesmannoun

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

  2. Etymology: Corruption of synod's man.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sidesmannoun

    An assistant to the churchwarden.

    Etymology: side and man.

    A gift of such goods, made by them with the consent of the sidesmen or vestry, is void. John Ayliffe, Parergon.

ChatGPT

  1. sidesman

    A sidesman is a person, usually a lay member, who assists the churchwarden in various duties during a church service, including welcoming churchgoers, distributing service books, and collecting offerings. This term, however, is primarily used in the Anglican Church and some Protestant denominations.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sidesmannoun

    a party man; a partisan

  2. Sidesmannoun

    an assistant to the churchwarden; a questman

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sidesman in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sidesman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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