What does abraham-man or abram-man mean?
The definition of abraham-man and abram-man
A”bra*ham-man`(#) or A”bram-man`(#), n.
Etym: [Possibly in allusion to the parable of the beggar Lazarus in Luke xvi. Murray (New Eng. Dict. ).]
One of a set of vagabonds who formerly roamed through England, feigning lunacy for the sake of obtaining alms. Nares. To sham Abraham, to feign sickness. Goldsmith.