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EtymologyEdit

From mag +‎ -s- +‎ man, of unclear origin. It has been suggested that mag was dialect for halfpenny[1] or for prattle[2].

NounEdit

magsman (plural magsmen)

  1. A con man who tries to deceive members of the public.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2011, Jonathon Green, Crooked Talk: Five Hundred Years of the Language of Crime, Random House →ISBN
  2. ^ Oxford Dictionaries

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