Meaning of legman

leg•man

Pronunciation: (leg'man", -mun), [key]
— pl. -men
  1. a person employed to transact business outside an office, esp. on behalf of one whose responsibilities require his or her presence in the office.
  2. a reporter who gathers information by visiting news sources or by being present at news events. Cf. district man.
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