Meaning of roadsman in English:


Pronunciation /ˈrəʊdzmən/


  • 1 rare Originally: †a person who pilots a vessel through a road (obsolete). Later: a person who is adept at or accustomed to using roads; a driver of a vehicle.

  • 2 rare, archaic, dialect A person who builds or maintains roads; a person in charge of roads.


Mid 18th century. From either the genitive or the plural of road + man, after craftsman, tradesman, etc.