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Aim-crier

An abettor, one who encourages. In archery, the person employed to “cry aim.” (See “aim”above.)

“Thou smiling aim-crier at princes' fall.”

English Arcadia.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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